About a decade ago I spotted a Belgian share of the Walburg textile company from the city of St.-Niklaas. At first sight it looked like a rather plain certificate. But I was puzzled because it was not mentioning the familiar Belgian Franc as its currency denomination but Belgas. Thundering typhoons, what were Belgas?
Article based on The Belga Demystified, written earlier and published in
Scripophily magazine No. 81, Dec 2009