¼ Franc - Léopold I

Features

Issuer Belgium
King Leopold I (1831-1865)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1834-1844
Value 1/4 Franc (0.25 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 1.25 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 260
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 8,
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-51
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of King Leopold I of Belgium, wearing a crown made of oak leaves, is surrounded with the legend in French.

Lettering:
LEOPOLD PREMIER ROI DES BELGES
BRAEMT F.

Translation:
LEOPOLD FIRST KING OF THE BELGIANS
BRAEMT F.

Engraver: Joseph-Pierre Braemt

Reverse

Value, year and 5-pointed star in a wreath of oak leaves.

Lettering:
1/4
FRANC
1844
*

Engraver: Joseph-Pierre Braemt

Edge

Milled

Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

Manage my collection

Please sign in or create an account to manage your collection.

Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1834  762 000 $ 20 48% With signature
1834  12% Without signature
1835  640 019 19% With signature
1835  6% Without signature
1841  4% Very rare
1843  8 000 12% (fr) très rare
1844  966 000 $ 57 35%

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as an indication only; they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

No member from this site currently wants to exchange it.

Numista Rarity index: 50 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

Bullion value: USD 0.82 Search tips
This value is given for information purpose only. It is based on a price of silver at 725 USD/kg. Numista does not buy or sell coins or metal.

» Buy coins from Belgium

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Register a past auction sale