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Till May 2002, the Belgium currency was Belgian franc. After this year, the currency was changed to the Euro. Later on, although the Belgian Euro was traded at lower rates than the United States of America dollars, still the Belgium currency was able to improve its exchange rates and went up to almost around 1.5 USA dollars.
Banknotes & Coins of Belgian Euro
The coins of Belgium currency are known as Euro Cents. All the Euro Cents are the same as the value, map, and directions mentioned on it. As there are many languages spoken in Belgium, therefore, for the comfort of everyone the language used on the coins is Latin. The different coins of Belgium currency include the 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20, and 50c. All these different coins have different features that are inscribed to commemorate the past events that are of national importance. If we talk about the Belgium currency Euro notes, then they are also made with inscriptions of artistic and architectural achievements of the whole of Europe. You will find bridges, windows, and gateways on the banknotes.
Symbol of Belgian Euro
Alain Billiet was a Belgian person who designed the symbol of Belgium currency. At first, ten designs were proposed, out of which two were short-listed, and then the best one was selected finally. The symbol represents the stability and the civilization of Europe. This is a simple detail about the currency of Belgium. If you got a plan to visit this country, this information would be useful to you.