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5 Francs - Albert II French text

5 Francs - Albert II (French text) -  obverse5 Francs - Albert II (French text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Albert II (1993-2013)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1994-2001
Value 5 Francs (5 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.78 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 189,
  • 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.
LA# BFM-141
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften, 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium. ISBN 9789082449013.

Obverse

Portrait in left profile of Albert II with his name below with a central line following his 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 center and legend in French at the bottom and the mintmark and privy mark to the right

Lettering:
1996
5 FRANCS
BELGIQUE

Translation:
1996
5 Francs
Belgium

Engraver: Lejon Tits

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Head of Archangel Michael Royal Belgian Mint, Brussels, Belgium

Comments

Privy marks:

  • Scales: Romain Coenen, 1987-2009

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

Reverse varieties:
Type A: "B" far from the rim, small "5", mintmark more detailed
Type B: "B" touching rim, larger "5", mintmark with less detail

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1994  30,060,000 0.31 0.27 0.27 0.51 0.71 0.59 63%
1994  0.89 0.59 5% Upper part of the B is full
1995  60,000 2.37 2% In sets only
1996  6,860,000 0.19 0.28 0.47 1.18 21%
1997  60,000 2.37 1.9% In sets only
1998  32,500,000 0.40 0.43 0.38 0.26 0.89 51%
1999  60,000 2.96 2% In sets only
1999  5,000 0.2% Proof; Medal alignment; In sets only
2000  60,000 2.96 2% In sets only
2000  5,000 0.3% Proof; Medal alignment; In sets only
2001  60,000 2.96 2% In sets only
2001  5,000 0.4% Proof; Medal alignment; In sets only

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