Alan Cowell

This July 23, 2009 photo shows Visitors climbing to the top of the Lion Mound in Waterloo, Belgium. The top of the monument offers a striking view of Waterloo’s battlefields, only 40 miles away from France. However, the view of farmlands lacks the re-creation found at the nearby panorama. (AP Photo/Jim Buell) NY401

France wins battle over Waterloo coin

Belgium was casting around for a design for a 2-euro coin that would feature an image of the monument that marks the battlefield at Waterloo...