BELGIUM, Leopold II, 5 Francs 1873, toned, Scarce variety, VF+

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Obverse: The portrait in left profile of Leopold II of Belgium surrounded with the legend in French and the designer’s name at the bottom.

Lettering (French): LEOPOLD II ROI DES BELGES; LEOP WIENER

Engraver: Leopold Wiener

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Reverse: The Belgian coat of arms within a wreath dividing the value with a motto in French above and the year below.

Lettering (French): L’UNION FAIT LA FORCE;    5 F;    1873

Translation: Unity Makes Strength

Engraver: Leopold Wiener

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Edge: Plain with lettering

Lettering (French): DIEU PROTEGE LA BELGIQUE ***

Translation: God Protects Belgium

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Country
Ruler Leopold II (1865-1909)
Face Value 5 Francs
Year of issue 1873
Metal Silver
Fineness 900
Catalogue # KM# 24; LA#BFM 127
Weight, g. 24,81
Diameter, mm. 37,04
Our code E100
Additional info Position A; PROTEGE with larger spacing 31 mm; stars stand on one peak.