5 ECU - Albert II UNICEF Anniversary

Features

Location Belgium
Type Fantasy items › ECU & Pre 1999 Euro
Year 1996
Value 5 ECU (5)
Currency ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Belgium
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 22.85 g
Size 37 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 26242
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 203,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
LA# ECM-5,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 180
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

50th Anniversary - UNICEF

Obverse

Effigy of Princess Paola and Prince Albert, denomination and date to the right

Lettering:
Belgique België Belgien
5 ecu
1996
ALASIA BORGHESE

Engraver: Luc Luycx

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Reverse

Logo of Unicef

Lettering:
FOR THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD
unicef 50
1946 1996

Engraver: Luc Luycx

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Edge

Plain

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  22 260 Brilliant Uncirculated

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