Belgium to get its Waterloo commemorative coin

Belgium has come up with a way to circumvent French opposition to a commemorative 2 euro coin celebrating the Battle of Waterloo.

Instead its minting a 2.5 euro coin which will not be legal tender in the eurozone.

Back in March Paris objected on the grounds that glorifying a time of conflict ran counter to efforts to foster European unity.

Belgium gives France the big A. In coin.
http://t.co/4e8wKP9Ghs— Tim Skellett (@Gurdur) June 9, 2015

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Post time: Apr-20-2017


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