Philippe Simon's Collection
EUROPE / EUROPA / ЕВРОПА

BELGIQUE / BELGIUM

BELGIUM 1 Franc 09/09/1916 s.no: H 003116 grade: VF- cat: Pick 86b comment: German administration during the WWI. Observe: Queen Louise of Orléans (Louise Marie Thérèse Charlotte Isabelle; 3 April 1812 – 11 October 1850) was a Princess of Orléans and was Queen consort of the Belgians as the last wife of King Leopold I. She is an ancestor of the present King of Belgium, Italian Royal Pretender (Prince of Naples), the Grand Duke of Luxembourg and the present Prince Napoléon - head of the Imperial House of France. added: 59 months ago
BELGIUM 1 Franc 18/10/1917 series: L3 s.no: 973217 grade: VF+ cat: 86b comment: German occupation during the WWI. same # 86b - circulating from 01.02.1916 to 29.10.1918. added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 100 Francs / 20 Belgas 08/04/1938 s.no: 3773.R.664 grade: VF- cat: 107 added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 500 Francs / 100 Belgas ND1927 to 1943 series: 978.D.503 s.no: 24428503 grade: XF+ cat: 109 added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 10 Francs / 2 Belgas ND/1944 s.no: E2214285 grade: XF+ cat: 122 added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 100 Francs 26/01/1948 series: 5018.Q.029 s.no: 125440029 grade: VF+ cat: 126 comment: Leopold I (Léopold Georges Chrétien Frédéric;16 December 1790 – 10 December 1865) was from 21 July 1831 the first King of the Belgians, following Belgium's independence from the Netherlands. added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 100 Francs ND/1977 series: 1977 U 446 s.no: 494190446 grade: XF+ cat: 134b comment: Lambert Lombard (1505 – August 1566) was a Renaissance painter, architect and theorist for the Prince-Bishopric of Liège. During his career he worked for Jan Gossaert in Middelburg and trained Frans Floris. added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 20 Francs 15/06/1964 s.no: 3 G 9212114 grade: aUNC cat: 138 comment: FRONT / Baudouin (7 September 1930 – 31 July 1993) reigned as King of the Belgians, following his father's abdication, from 1951 until his death in 1993. BACK / The Atomium in Brussels, Made for the World Expo in 1958. added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 50 Francs 16/05/1966 series: 924.Z.1020 s.no: 230991020 grade: UNC cat: 139 comment: FRONT / King Baudoin 1er and his wife Queen Doña Fabiola de Mora y Aragón married on 15 12 1960. BACK / Hall Town Great Place in Brussels. added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 100 Francs ND/1978 to 1981 s.no: 10901038411 grade: aUNC cat: 140 comment: Hendrik Beyaert (1823-1894) was a Belgian architect. added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 1000 Francs ND/1980 to 1996 s.no: 51907125899 grade: XF+ cat: 144a comment: André Ernest Modeste Grétry (8 February 1741 – 24 September 1813) was a composer from the Prince-Bishopric of Liège (present-day Belgium), who worked from 1767 onwards in France and took French nationality. He is most famous for his opéras comiques. added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 100 Francs ND/1995 s.no: 21301509215 grade: UNC cat: 147 comment: James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor (13 April 1860 – 19 November 1949) was a Belgian painter and printmaker. added: 57 months ago
BELGIUM 200 Francs ND/1995 s.no: 31400140627 grade: UNC cat: 148 comment: Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax (6/11/1814 – 7/02/1894) was a Belgian musical instrument designer and musician who played the flute and clarinet, and is well known for having invented the saxophone. added: 57 months ago