500 Francs - Baudouin I German text; 40th Anniversary of Reign


Issuer Belgium
King Baudouin I (1951-1993)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1991
Value 500 Francs (500 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Silver (.833)
Weight 22.85 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 10 December 2001
Number N# 26219
References KM# 198,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
LA# BFM-221,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 158
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

40th Anniversary of Reign


Value at centre with crown above and year below. Legend in German at left and twelve 5-pointed stars at the right.

Script: Latin


500 F

Engraver: Roger Duterme


Head of King Baudouin facing left with designer below and surrounded by design. Years at bottom.

Script: Latin


Engraver: Roger Duterme




Head of Archangel Michael Royal Mint of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium (983-2017)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1991  50 000 $ 16 $ 17 $ 18 76% Brilliant Uncirculated
1991  10 000 $ 24 37% Proof

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