Belgian franc

currency of the Kingdom of Belgium from 1832 until 2002

The Belgian franc was a type of money. It is nearly the same as its partner, the Luxembourg franc. The Belgian franc was founded in 1848 in Belgium. The symbol for the Belgian franc is fr. or F. It was replaced by the euro (€) on January 1, 1999. One euro has the same value as about forty Belgian francs.

The different types of coins used were 1, 5, 20, and 50 francs. 50 cents was another type of coin, but is not common.



The different types of banknotes used were 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000 and 10000 francs.


Other websites

  • Heiko Otto (ed.). "Historical banknotes of Belgium" (in English, German, and French). Retrieved 2019-12-14. (in English) (in German) (in French)