20 Francs - Albert II French text

20 Francs - Albert II (French text) -  obverse20 Francs - Albert II (French text) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert II (1993-2013)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1994-2001
Value 20 Francs (20 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 8.5 g
Diameter 25.65 mm
Thickness 2.32 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 02-28-2002
Number N# 1044
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 191,
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# BFM-175,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 174
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait in left profile of Albert II with his name below. Central line following silhouette.

Lettering: ALBERT II

Engraver: Jan Alfons Keustermans

Jan Alfons Keustermans is a Belgian engraver and medalist.

Reverse

Central vertical line divide year on top, value at centre and legend in French at bottom. Mint and privy mark at right.

Lettering:
1996
20
FRANCS
BELGIQUE

Translation:
1996
20
Francs
Belgium

Engraver: Lejon Tits

Edge

Geometrical pattern

20 Francs - Albert II (French text) -  obverse

© Walter_Scott

Mint

Head of Archangel Michael Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

Comments

Privy mark:

  • Scales: Romain Coenen, 1987-2009

Two main groups of the emission are known.

Obverse
Die I - script of legend thicker, as the result letters next to vertical line are closer to it.
Die II - script of legend thinner, as the result letters next to vertical line are further from  it.

Reverse
Die A - script of legend thicker, as the result "20" of face value far from the rim. Mint mark and  privy mark are higher.
Die B - script of legend thinner, as the result "20" of face value closer to the rim. Mint mark and privy mark are lower.

Pictures: © Images courtesy of Alexandr Prokofyev


Combinations:
I+A: 1994.
II+B: 1994 (in sets), 1995-2001.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1994  12 560 000 $ 0.66 $ 0.41 $ 0.58 $ 0.58 $ 1.15 56% Coin alignment
1995  60 000 $ 2.90 3% Coin alignment; in Sets only
1996  14 485 000 $ 0.54 $ 0.64 $ 0.58 $ 1.16 53% Coin alignment
1997  60 000 $ 3.48 3% Coin alignment; in Sets only
1998  6 500 000 $ 0.59 $ 0.58 $ 2.32 23% Coin alignment
1999  60 000 $ 4.64 3% Coin alignment; in Sets only
1999  5 000 0.4% Proof, in Sets only; medal alignment
2000  60 000 $ 3.48 3% Coin alignment; in Sets only
2000  5 000 0.4% Proof, in Sets only; medal alignment
2001  60 000 $ 3.48 3% Coin alignment; in Sets only
2001  5 000 0.6% Proof, in Sets only; medal alignment

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