Other interesting facts
about Belgium and its money:
In 1830 Belgium adopted the
franc from France.
Lots of gold and silver coins
were made between the 11th and 16th centuries.
The earliest Belgian coins were
made by a Celtic tribe called the Nervii. Some of those
coins were also found in the Netherlands.
King Albert the Second is on
the national side of the euro coins that Belgium is using
now. You can see a photo and find out about
Albert the Second by clicking
Belgium is surrounded by four
countries participating in the euro: France,
Albert II is on the
national side of every euro from Belgium.
King Albert II was crowned King in
To see the backs of all the Belgian
To learn more about Belgium, click