Spencer Collection Belgium Gold 20 Francs - 3rd

Current Statistics
Rank 3
Weighted GPA 61.500
Complete 25.00%
Set Rating 18.923
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About this set: In 1865 Italy, France, Switzerland, Belgium and Greece created the Latin Monetary Union. The Latin Monetary Union (LMU) was a 19th century attempt to unify several European currencies, at a time when most circulating coins were still made of gold and silver. It was established in 1865 and disbanded in 1927. After a while many other countries started minting their coins following the above standards, although not all of them formally joined the Union: Spain, Romania, Austria, Bulgaria, Venezuela, Serbia, Montenegro, S. Marino and the Papal State. This system based on silver and gold (called bimetallism) created a fixed exchange rate also with countries whose monetary unit was based on different standards but nevertheless bound to gold (gold standard). The gold and silver coins of the LMU countries had the same weight, diameter and precious metal content and could freely circulate within the other country members (just like today with the Euro).

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Spencer Collection Belgium Gold 20 Francs
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePopPop HigherOwner's Comments
25192186520 FrAU5836Belgium, Gold 20 Franc. KM#23. 6.4516 Grams of .900 Purity, for .1867 AGW. ...
150792186720 Fr 
25203186820 Fr 
428631186920 Fr 
  187020 Fr 
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  187420 Fr 
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25214187720 Fr 
25215187820 Fr 
25217188220 Fr