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250 Francs - Albert II Death of Baudouin / Birthday of Fabiola

Features

Country Belgium
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1998
Value 250 Francs (250 BEF)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 18.75 g
Diameter 33 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 10-12-2001
References KM# 208, LA# BFM-211
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Commemorative issue

5th Anniversary Death of King Boudewijn - 70th Birthday of Queen Fabiola

Obverse

Head of Queen Fabiola facing left, head of King Baudouin in half profile to the left, with designer mark below. Text in four languages (Dutch, French, German and Latin) surrounding.

Lettering:
BELGIE BELGIQUE BELGIEN
BALDVINI REGIS MEMORIALE

Translation:
BELGIUM BELGIUM BELGIUM
BAUDOUIN KING MEMORIAL

Engraver: Willem Vis

Reverse

Divided in two segments. On the left side value, text in Latin and a bird cleaning its feathers. To the right two dates above and below the name of the queen, and a clover with three leaves. Mint and privy mark and the right.

Lettering:
Fabiola
AMOR OMNIA VINCIT
1928 1998
250F

Translation:
Fabiola
LOVE CONQUERS ALL
1928 1998
250f

Engraver: Willem Vis

Edge

Milled

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 VG F VF XF UNC Exchange
1998  18,000 Medal alignment; Proof
1998  60,006 Coin alignment; Brilliant Uncirculated

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Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Numista Rarity index: 76 Search tips
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250 Francs - Albert II (Death of Baudouin / Birthday of Fabiola)