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Belgium is a small country located in North-Western Europe comprising of Walloon, Flemish, and German ethnic groups, that is bordering France, the Netherlands, and Germany, known for confectionery and housing the seat of the EU. It was for most of it's history under foreign rule/internal division, until a 1830 uprising resulted in the creation of the nation-state of Belgium, formalized in 1839. The Belgian Franc was part of the Latin Monetary Union founded in 1865, being on par with the French franc among others, but experienced inflation, with zinc coinage being made, during & following it's invasion and occupation by Germany in WWI. The LMU was dissolved in 1927, and the Franc during the interwar years remained somewhat intertwined with the French Franc, with the unit of a Belga (1 Belga= 5 Francs) being introduced in the 1930s. Occupation coins were once again issued in zinc during the German occupation of 1940-44/5 in WWII, with the Franc again reduced in value post-war. Franc coins were briefly issued without a monarch's head in the absence of Léopold III, but continued with modern designs until the adoption of the Euro in 1999. Read more

See also: Low countries feudal, Spanish Netherlands, Austrian Netherlands

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Franc (1832-2001)

100 Centimes = 1 Franc

50 Francs
1909-1926

Standard banknote
P# 68
100 Francs
1909-1913

Standard banknote
P# 71

Franc (notgeld, 1914-1931)

1 Franc - Rumillies
1914

Local banknote
115 × 71 mm
Rumillies 2 Franc 1914
1914

Local banknote
115 × 71 mm

Franc (1832-2001)

100 Centimes = 1 Franc

5 Francs
1914-1919

Standard banknote
P# 74
5 Francs
1914-1921

Standard banknote
P# 75
1 Franc
1915-1918

Standard banknote
83 × 50 mm
P# 86
2 Francs
1915-1916

Standard banknote
P# 87
5 Francs
1915-1918

Standard banknote
P# 88
20 Francs
1919

Standard banknote
P# 67
1 Franc / 1 Frank type 1920
1920-1922

Standard banknote
50 × 84 mm
P# 92
100 Francs
1920

Standard banknote
P# 78
20 Francs - Albert I
1921-1926

Standard banknote
137 × 82 mm
P# 94
100 Francs
1921-1927

Standard banknote
P# 95
1 000 Francs
1922-1926

Standard banknote
P# 96
5 Francs
1923

Standard banknote
74 × 122 mm
P# 93
20 Francs Type 1926 Trésorerie
1926-1940

Standard banknote
82 × 134 mm
P# 98
Available for swap
20 Francs (Type 1950)
1950-1956 (1926-1956)

Standard banknote
69 × 128 mm
P# 132
50 Francs / 10 Belgas
1928-1935

Standard banknote
P# 101
Available for swap
100 Franks or 20 Belgas
1931

Standard banknote
185 × 108 mm
P# 102

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