Belgium 1853 5 francs Dav-52
"5 Francs 1853. Auf die Hochzeit des Herzogs von Brabant. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (Belgium, five francs of 1853, on the wedding of the duke of Brabant, very fine to extremely fine.)"This type is dismissed by the SCWC as a medal and not listed therein. Davenport mentions it and assigns it a number so we will include it.
Recorded mintage: 81,739.
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .723 troy oz ASW, lettered edge, this specimen 25.02 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-52.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.