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10 Centimes - Léopold II Dutch text - Small date

10 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text - Small date) -  obverse 10 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text - Small date) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1902-1903
Value 10 Centimes (0.1 BEF)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 4 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.31 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 49, LA# BFM-36
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Obverse

The royal monogram of King Léopold II is surrounded with lettering in Dutch. Date below, center hole.

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK BELGIË **
• 1903 •

Translation:
KINGDOM OF BELGIUM **
• 1903 •

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux

Alphonse Michaux (1860–1928) was a Belgian coin engraver and medallist, appointed chief engraver of the Brussels Mint (La Monnaie de Bruxelles) in 1895, and best known for engraving dies for a series of Belgian coins with a distinctive hole in the center. Michaux also engraved coins for Luxembourg, Persia, Romania, and Colombia.

Reverse

The center hole is flanked by an olive sprig and value. Designer below.

Lettering:
10
CEN
A.MICHAUX

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux

Alphonse Michaux (1860–1928) was a Belgian coin engraver and medallist, appointed chief engraver of the Brussels Mint (La Monnaie de Bruxelles) in 1895, and best known for engraving dies for a series of Belgian coins with a distinctive hole in the center. Michaux also engraved coins for Luxembourg, Persia, Romania, and Colombia.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

In 1903, coins were minted for both this type and KM# 53. They can be distinguished by the size of the digits in the date. This is the "small date" type, and the hole inside the '0' will be more squared off compared to the longer, oval shape in KM# 53.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1902  1,560,041 1.68 2.12
1902  Medal alignment
1903  5,658,303 0.62 0.97 1.12 Mintage includes KM#49 and KM#53

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