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Belgium coins

Belgium is a small country located in North-Western Europe comprising of Walloon, Flemish, and German ethnic groups, that is bordering France, the Netherlands, and Germany, known for confectionery and housing the seat of the EU. It was for most of it's history under foreign rule/internal division, until a 1830 uprising resulted in the creation of the nation-state of Belgium, formalized in 1839. The Belgian Franc was part of the Latin Monetary Union founded in 1865, being on par with the French franc among others, but experienced inflation, with zinc coinage being made, during & following it's invasion and occupation by Germany in WWI. The LMU was dissolved in 1927, and the Franc during the interwar years remained somewhat intertwined with the French Franc, with the unit of a Belga (1 Belga= 5 Francs) being introduced in the 1930s. Occupation coins were once again issued in zinc during the German occupation of 1940-44/5 in WWII, with the Franc again reduced in value post-war. Franc coins were briefly issued without a monarch's head in the absence of Léopold III, but continued with modern designs until the adoption of the Euro in 1999. Read more

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Belgium - Franc (1832-2001)

100 centimes = 1 franc

See also: Belgium - Feudal, Spanish Netherlands, Austrian Netherlands

5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text)
1901
Copper-nickel – 3 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 44, LA# BFM-18
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text)
1901
Copper-nickel – 3 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 45, LA# BFM-19
5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text; small date) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text; small date) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text; small date)
1901-1903
Copper-nickel – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 46, Schön# 17, LA# BFM-20
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; small date) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; small date) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; small date)
1902-1903
Copper-nickel – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 47, LA# BFM-21
5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text; large date) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text; large date) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text; large date)
1904-1907
Copper-nickel – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 54, Schön# 17, LA# BFM-20
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; large date) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; large date) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; large date)
1904-1907
Copper-nickel – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 55, Schön# 11, LA# BFM-21
5 Centimes - Albert I (French text) – obverse
5 Centimes - Albert I (French text) – reverse
5 Centimes - Albert I (French text)
1910-1932
Copper-nickel – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 66, Schön# 36, LA# BFM-22
5 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text) – obverse
5 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text) – reverse
5 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text)
1910-1931
Copper-nickel – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 67, LA# BFM-23
5 Centimes (German Occupation Coinage) – obverse
5 Centimes (German Occupation Coinage) – reverse
5 Centimes (German Occupation Coinage)
1915-1916
Zinc – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 80, Schön# 45, LA# BFM-24
5 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text; with star) – obverse
5 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text; with star) – reverse
5 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text; with star)
1930-1931
Nickel-brass – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 94, Schön# 49, LA# BFM-26
5 Centimes - Albert I (French text; with star) – obverse
5 Centimes - Albert I (French text; with star) – reverse
5 Centimes - Albert I (French text; with star)
1932
Nickel-brass – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 93, Mor# 431, Schön# 58, LA# BFM-25
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIQUE-BELGIE) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIQUE-BELGIE) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIQUE-BELGIE)
1938-1939
Nickel-brass – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 110, Schön# 78, LA# BFM-27
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIE-BELGIQUE) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIE-BELGIQUE) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIE-BELGIQUE)
1939-1940
Nickel-brass – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 111, LA# BFM-28
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIQUE-BELGIE) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIQUE-BELGIE) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIQUE-BELGIE)
1941-1943
Zinc – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 123, Schön# 90, LA# BFM-29
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIE-BELGIQUE) – obverse
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIE-BELGIQUE) – reverse
5 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIE-BELGIQUE)
1941-1942
Zinc – 2.5 g – ø 19 mm
KM# 124, LA# BFM-30
10 Centimes - Léopold I – obverse
10 Centimes - Léopold I – reverse
10 Centimes - Léopold I
1832-1856
Copper – 20 g – ø 32 mm
KM# 2, LA# BFM-31
10 Centimes - Léopold I (Marriage of The Duke) – obverse
10 Centimes - Léopold I (Marriage of The Duke) – reverse
10 Centimes - Léopold I (Marriage of The Duke)
1853
Commemorative: Marriage of The Duke
Copper – 20 g – ø 32 mm
X# M1.1, X# M1.2, LA# BHM-2.1
10 Centimes - Léopold I (Trial strike) – obverse
10 Centimes - Léopold I (Trial strike) – reverse
10 Centimes - Léopold I (Trial strike)
1859
Nickel clad Copper – 4.38 g – ø 21.1 mm
KM# Pn53
10 Centimes - Léopold I – obverse
10 Centimes - Léopold I – reverse
10 Centimes - Léopold I
1861-1864
Copper-nickel – 4.5 g – ø 21 mm
KM# 22, LA# BFM-32
10 Centimes - Léopold II (50 Years of Belgium) – obverse
10 Centimes - Léopold II (50 Years of Belgium) – reverse
10 Centimes - Léopold II (50 Years of Belgium)
1880
Commemorative: 50 Years of Belgium
Copper – 25 g – ø 37 mm
X# M8a, LA# BHM-4.1

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Numista referee for this country is Florino28, Chilian, smy77.

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