Minted during the reign of Leopold II, the 1877 20 franc gold coin was minted between 1870 and 1882 and has become one of the most prolific Belgian gold coins.
Comprising a purity of 0.900, cointaining 0.1867 troy ounces of gold. The gold coin holds a total weight of 6.4516 grammes with a diameter of 21.5mm.
The obverse of the Belgian 20 franc coin features a regal portrait of Leopold II, a monarch dubbed "the builder king", a nod to the many properties the ruler comissioned.
Facing to the right, Leopold is surrounded by the words:
Roi des Belges
The reverse of the gold franc coin reveals the crowned arms of Belgium with a rampant lion alongside the inscription:
L'UNION FAIT LA FORCE
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.187|
|Fineness / Carat||0.900 / 21.6|
|Obverse Designer||Leopold Wiener|
|Reverse Designer||Leopold Wiener|
|Issuing Monarch||Leopold II (1865-1909)|
|Mint / Brand||National Bank of Belgium|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.
All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out.
If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.
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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows
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