A Belgian 50 centimes coin, square with rounded corners, the obverse features the denomination within a circle with legend around the rim "1 JANVIER 1917 BETAAL BANK 1 JANUARY 1917 REMBOURSABLE", the reverse features a rampant lion encircled by legend inscribed inside a border of two concentric circles "STAD = CENT VILLE DE GAND".
Index card note: Ghent. 50 centimes. Brass, square, with rounded corners. Repayable, 1st January 1917.
Coin is located within coin cabinet 1 - 459A. The coin was previously allocated number 74.
(obverse) 1 JANVIER 1917 BETAAL BANK 1 JANUARY 1917 REMBOURSABLE