Country name: Kingdom of Belgium
The Capital – Brussels
Currency sign — €
Banking code: EUR
Euro banknotes presented to the par 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 500. As for coins, one Euro equals one hundred cents, they are represented by 1,2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents.
But long before the Euro, when Belgium was part of the Netherlands, its currency was the Guilder, also called the Netherlands (Dutch) Guilder, and beat it made of pure gold, the value of the coins of Belgium from that period is hard to even imagine. Left them quite limited.
The first currency of independent Belgium in 1830 was the franc, which is divided into 100 centimes. At that time a gold content of franc was equal to the French franc was the basic monetary unit. But next to the francs in circulation were gold coins, since Belgium was a member of the Latin mint Union. The gold coins attention coin collectors when they browse the catalog of coins of Belgium.
In 1926 the people of Belgium began to use another currency - Belgium. Cost the Belgian was equal to five francs, and until 1935 it was possible to dvenadtsatikolonnom exchanged for gold bars or foreign currency. Belgium may be exchanged for the gold until 1940, and since 1947 Belgium had fully withdrawn from circulation.
During the occupation of Belgium by the Third Reich in its territory on par with the national currency in circulation was reichspfennig and REICHSMARK. Buy coins Belgium at the time was problematic, as the invaders set their own rules of cash flow, and purchasing power of the national currency were much lower occupation Reichsmarks. In the postwar period the price of the coins of Belgium have been significantly reduced due to the devaluation of the franc.
Belgium, as a member of the European Union since 1999, introduced the Euro, only used it for cashless payments, and, since 2002, and in cash circulation of the Euro began to prevail. Coins can be exchanged until 2004, but with regard to banknotes, the exchange is possible today.
European Union (Euro) (1999 - 2019)
King Albert II (1994 - 2001)
ECU (1979 - 1998)
King Baudouin I (1948 - 1993)
King Leopold III (1934 - 1947)
King Albert I (1910 - 1934)
King Leopold II (1865 - 1909)
King Leopold I (1832 - 1865)
amortization refers to spreading payments over multiple periods.