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Emergency money for Belgium and the Flemish Ghent (Gent) region during WWI German occupation (1915 - 1918). Designed by the famous sculptor Georges Verbanck. These were somehow used/issued by the Germans to encourage the Flemish separatist movement from Belgium. Beautiful execution of an iron planchet layered with brass and copper. Other denominations exist in this series (1 Frank, 50 Centimes), some are round. There seems to be a wide variation of prices asked for these in the European market. I've seen asking prices of over $500 (high grade). Generally, I'd say paying more than about $100 would be a mistake. Half that amount is about right and the various denominations, shapes, etc. seem to be equally available.
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Keywords: Gent German occupation
Denomination: 2 Franks
Reference #: NBFB-GN6
Date/Mintmark: 1918
Condition: VF+/XF
Weight: 25 mm
Metal: plated iron w/ brass & copper
Additional Categories: German Colonies

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