Commemorative Medal issued to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Railways in Belgium in 1859. Designed by Alexandre Geefs ad minted in Brussels.

Obverse Description

Head facing left; around, LEOPOLD PREMIER ROI DES BELGES

Reverse Description

Victory advancing right holding lighted torch below steam engine which has winged wheels; around, LOI DU 1EMAI 1834 SYSTEME DES CHEMINS DE FER BELGES; in exergue, XXVE ANNIV. 1E MAI 1859

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