1 Franc - Baudouin I French text

1 Franc - Baudouin I (French text) -  obverse1 Franc - Baudouin I (French text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Baudouin I (1951-1993)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1988
Value 1 Franc (1 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 03-22-1989
References KM# 142,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 105,
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.
LA# BFM-101
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften, 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium. ISBN 9789082449013.

Obverse

Head of Ceres facing left, date left, cornucopia right, designer below

Lettering:
* 1973 *
RAU

Engraver: Marcel Rau

Marcel Rau (20 March 1886, Brussels - 29 June 1966, Brussels) was a Belgian sculptor and medalist. He studied sculpture with Paul Dubois (1829-1905) at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris. Marcel Rau notably executed war memorials erected in seven Belgian cities.

Reverse

Crowned oak branch dividing value. Legend in French below.

Lettering:
1 FR
= BELGIQUE =

Translation:
1 FR
= BELGIUM =

Engraver: Marcel Rau

Marcel Rau (20 March 1886, Brussels - 29 June 1966, Brussels) was a Belgian sculptor and medalist. He studied sculpture with Paul Dubois (1829-1905) at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris. Marcel Rau notably executed war memorials erected in seven Belgian cities.

Edge

Reeded

1 Franc - Baudouin I (French text) -  obverse

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Mint

Bruxelles, Belgium

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  13,630,000 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.16 0.23 20% KM#142.1
1951  51,025,000 0.07 0.16 0.18 0.16 0.22 2.05 37% KM#142.1
1952  53,205,000 0.06 0.12 0.13 0.18 0.24 34% KM#142.1
1952  0.9% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1952  0.17 2% RAU.
1952  1.5% Without signature
1954  4,980,000 0.12 0.24 11% KM#142.1
1955  10,000,000 0.21 0.15 0.22 0.27 15% KM#142.1
1956  10,000,000 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 15% KM#142.1
1956  0.3% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1958  31,750,000 0.30 0.21 0.18 0.18 0.12 0.27 28% KM#142.1
1958  0.7% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1959  9,000,000 0.06 0.19 0.24 0.12 14% KM#142.1
1959  0.3% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1960  10,000,000 0.12 0.13 0.12 0.18 14% KM#142.1
1961  5,030,000 0.27 0.16 0.23 11% KM#142.1
1962  0.19 0.4% Double year and designer
1962  12,250,000 0.13 0.21 0.12 0.16 0.19 16% KM#142.1
1963  0.07% Dot behind designer
1963  18,700,000 0.07 0.16 0.12 0.12 0.16 21% KM#142.1
1963  0.6% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1964  10,110,000 0.15 0.18 0.18 14% KM#142.1
1965  10,420,000 0.12 0.13 0.17 0.17 14% KM#142.1
1965  0.3% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1966  16,430,000 0.12 0.25 0.24 0.24 18% KM#142.1
1966  0.3% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1967  32,945,000 0.08 0.13 0.12 0.18 0.22 25% KM#142.1
1968  8,000,000 0.12 0.18 0.21 12% KM#142.1
1969  21,950,000 0.10 0.17 0.17 0.18 20% KM#142.1
1969  0.4% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1970  35,000,000 0.06 0.08 0.15 0.18 0.18 24% KM#142.1
1970  0.6% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1971  10,000,000 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.12 13% KM#142.1
1972  35,000,000 0.12 0.12 0.18 0.17 25% KM#142.1
1973  42,500,000 0.07 0.17 0.16 0.12 1.82 25% KM#142.1
1974  30,000,000 0.17 0.15 0.17 0.18 1.21 21% KM#142.1
1974  0.5% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1975  80,000,000 0.08 0.10 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.61 33% KM#142.1
1975  0.7% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1976  18,000,000 0.12 0.21 0.18 0.79 16% KM#142.1
1976  0.06% Line underneath BELGIQUE
1977  68,000,000 0.06 0.10 0.15 0.16 0.15 0.30 29% KM#142.1
1977  0.5% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1978  47,500,000 0.15 0.19 0.18 0.27 0.44 24% KM#142.1
1978  0.6% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1979  25,000,000 0.10 0.19 0.18 0.24 0.55 17% KM#142.1
1979  0.3% KM#142.2; Medal alignment
1980  66,500,000 0.10 0.15 0.21 0.17 0.21 0.36 25% KM#142.1
1981  2,000,000 0.30 0.61 2.43 4% KM#142.1
1988  17,500,000 0.13 0.21 0.24 9% KM#142.1
1988  0.7% KM#142.2; Medal alignment

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