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ten centime coin
  • Belgium
  • ten centime coin, 1862
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • metal
  • Object Diameter: 2 cm
    Object Diameter: 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0258.13

This is a round, silver-colored coin.

On side one there is a lion on its hind legs. The text around the perimeter reads: "L'UNION FAIT LA FORCE 1862."

Side two reads: "10 CENTIMES" in the center. The text around the perimeter reads: "LEOPOLD PREMIER ROI DES BELGES."