½ Franc - Forges de la Providence

½ Franc - Forges de la Providence -  obverse½ Franc - Forges de la Providence -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
Type Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
Year 1872
Value 1/2 Franc (1/2)
Currency Belgium - Tokens
Composition Brass
Weight 2.8 g
Size 19.45 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 140820
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Obverse

Eye in triangle surrounded by rays. Date.

Lettering: 1872

Reverse

Value.

Lettering:
PROVIDENCE
1/2

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Forges de la Providence was a Belgian steel producing company based in the Hainaut region around Charleroi. Founded as Société Anonyme des laminoirs, forges, fonderies et usines de la Providence the company had three steel production sites at Marchienne-au-Pont in Belgium, and Réhon and Hautmont in France.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1872 

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