Belgium 1868 2 francs

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Goldberg sale 69, lot 4539
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This specimen was lot 4539 in Goldberg sale 69 (Los Angeles, May, 2012), where it sold for $1,207.50. The catalog description [2] noted, "Belgium. 2 Francs, 1868. Cross on crown. Leopold II head left. NGC graded MS-64. The Judy Cahn Collection." This is the rarer of two varieties for the date; KM 30.2 lacks a cross on the crown.

Recorded mintage: 2,164,000 (all varieties).

Specification: 10 g, .835 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-30.1.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [2]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey and Paul Rynearson, Goldberg sale 69: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2012.

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