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5 Francs - Albert II French text

5 Francs - Albert II (French text) -  obverse 5 Francs - Albert II (French text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1994-2001
Value 5 Francs (5 BEF)
Metal Aluminium-bronze
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.78 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 189, LA# BFM-141
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Obverse

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

NOTE: varieties reported for different design alignments.
Type A: portrait with finer details, base of neck directly above "B", "II" nearer to "ALBERT".
Type B: portrait with less detail, base of neck more right of the "B", "II" far from "ALBERT".

Lettering: ALBERT II

Engraver: Jan Alfons Keustermans

Reverse

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

NOTE: varieties reported for different design alignments.
Type A: "B" far from rim, small "5", mintmark more detailed
Type B: "B" touching rim, larger "5", mintmark with less detail

Lettering:
1996
5 FRANCS
BELGIQUE

Translation:
1996
5 FRANCS
BELGIUM

Engraver: Lejon Tits

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mint mark: Head of Archangel Michael, Koninklijke Munt van België - Monnaie Royal de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Privy mark:

  • Scales: Romain Coenen, 1987-2009

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994  30,060,000 0.28 0.30 0.48 0.56
1994  Upper part of the B is full
1995  60,000 2.25 In sets only
1996  6,860,000 0.37 0.45 1.07
1997  60,000 2.47 In sets only
1998  32,500,000 0.56 0.38 0.20 0.52
1999  60,000 2.81 In sets only
1999  5,000 Proof; Medal alignment; In sets only
2000  60,000 2.81 In sets only
2000  5,000 Proof; Medal alignment; In sets only
2001  60,000 2.25 In sets only
2001  5,000 Proof; Medal alignment; In sets only

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