Belgium Twenty Franc
Belgium Twenty Francs are historic coins minted from 1870-1882 and the most commonly encountered Belgian gold bullion. These coins were minted under the reign of Leopold II, a Belgian monarch who reigned between 1865-1909. The obverse of the Leopold II Belgian franc features the bust of a bearded H. M. King Leopold II facing to the right. Leopold II is known for commissioning of multiple buildings in Antwerp, Ostend, and Brussels. He was also the emperor who initialized the colonization of the Congo in 1876. The Reverse of this coin depicts the Great Seal of the Nation, the crowned arms of Belgium.