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500 Francs

500 Francs -  obverse500 Francs -  reverse

© Levi Ringoet

Features

Country Belgium
King Baudouin I (1951-1993)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1982-1998
Value 500 Francs
500 BEF = 15 USD
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 147 × 76 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 143
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Meunier

Lettering:
LE CONTREFACTEUR EST PUNI DES TRAVAUX FORCES
(ART.173 DU CODE PENAL)
CONSTATIN MEUNIER
1831-1905
LE TRESORIER, LE GOUVERNEUR
BANQUE NATIONALE DE BELGIQUE
CINQ CENTS FRANCS
500

Engraver: H. Decuyper

Designers: Y. Adam, M. Hürrig, A. Velghe

Reverse

Circular design

Lettering:
NATIONALE BANK VAN BEGIE
VIJFHONDERD FRANK
500

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND  4% (fr) Godeau-Dasin
ND  0% (fr) Godeau-Desmanet
ND  8% (fr) Godeau-Génie
ND  8% (fr) Godeau-Lakière
ND  12% (fr) Verplaetse-Bertholome
ND  4% (fr) Verplaetse-Van Droogenbroeck
ND (1982-1998)  68% issued note
ND (1982-1998)  0% specimen

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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