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Belgium €2½ 2015. 200 Years Battle of Waterloo.
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$27.50

First ever Belgium €2½ coin!

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The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18
June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium,
then part of the United Kingdom of the
Netherlands. A French army under the command
of Napoleon was defeated by the armies of the
Seventh Coalition, comprising an Anglo-allied
army under the command of the Duke of
Wellington combined with a Prussian army under
the command of Gebhard von Blücher. According
to Wellington, the battle was "the nearest-run thing
you ever saw in your life".The defeat at Waterloo
ended Napoleon's rule as Emperor of the French,
and marked the end of his Hundred Days return
from exile.
 

Quality: BU

Weight: 11 grams

Base metal

Diameter: 25.75 mm

Mintage: 70,000

 

 


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