skip to main content
Free shipping on all UK orders
Sell today for same day payments
All coins quality checked/authenticated

1853 Marriage of Leopold II and Marie Henriette Bronze Medal

1853 Marriage of Leopold II Bronze Medal Obverse

* Images are of the actual product not stock images

Bronze medal commemorating the marriage of the future Leopold II of Belgium, then Duke of Brabant and heir apparent, to Marie Henriette of Austria in August 1853. The obverse features a portrait of the then King of the Belgians, Leopold I. The reverse holds a double portrait of the new Duke and Duchess. The design is the work of sculptor and medallist Léopold Wiener who received the Cross of the Order of Léopold for this medal. The same engravings also appeared on a medallic gold 100 Franc piece, also issued in 1853.
Log in to get notified when this product is back in stock.
Track Product


Bare headed bust of Leopold I, facing right. Inscription around reads 'LEOPOLD PREMIER ROI DES BELGES' with the date (1853) below.


Conjoined busts of the future Leopold II and Marie Henriette of Austria, later Queen of the Belgians, both facing right. The inscription reads 'L.L.PH.M.V. DUC DE BRABANT M.H.A. DUCHESSE DE BRABANT' with the date below: '21 22 AOUT'.


See photos.



We are always proud to show off our previous customers experiences with you and what they thought of our purchasing through with Britannia Coins.

Ekomi Logo
Ufuk ozcelik
11th November 2022
Susan Thomas
22nd July 2022
Peter W
20th June 2022
Allan M
20th June 2022
Gregorio M
20th June 2022
Keith N
20th June 2022
Mark R
20th June 2022
Samantha D
18th June 2022
Susan G
14th June 2022
Derek R
9th June 2022