BELGIUM. Léopold I.
|Triton XX, Lot: 1156. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1831-1865. AV 40 Francs (28mm, 14.49 g, 1h). Commemorating the 25h year of his reign. Bruxelles (Brussels) mint. Dated 21 July 1856
(though a later restrike
). Personification of Belgium seated left, holding wreath and palm frond in right hand, scepter in left; to left, draped facing bust of Léopold set on a garlanded plinth / Legend in five lines within wreath. Vanhoudt M34; KM (X) M9; Friedberg 410. EF, die flaws on obverse.