1 Centime - Léopold I
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1 Centime (0.01 BEF)|
|Orientation||Coin alignment ↑↓|
|References||KM# 1, LA# BFM-1, LA# BFM-2
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
The royal monogram is surrounded with the inscription. Date below.
LEOPOLD PREMIER ROI DES BELGES
Translation: LEOPOLD FIRST KING OF THE BELGIANS
Engraver: Joseph-Pierre Braemt
A lion, symbol of Belgium, with a paw over the Belgian Constitution dating 1831. Around is the Belgian motto in French. Value and designer below.
L'UNION FAIT LA FORCE
CONSTITUTION BELGE 1831 *
UNITY MAKES STRENGTH
BELGIAN CONSTITUTION 1831*
BRAEMT (F = Fecit = Made by)
Engraver: Joseph-Pierre Braemt
as for issues KM#1.1: Some were overstruck on Netherlands 1 Cent, KM#47.
as for issues KM#1.4: Until 1838 these were often struck over Netherlands 1/2 Cent, KM#51. If the date of the Netherlands coin is still visible, add up to 50 percent to the value, except for the dates 1837 and 1838 which are extremely rare.
The 1835 coin with narrow rim is said to have an overdate variety 1835/2 according to Krause; Morin does not report such an overdate variety.
The 1848 coin is said to have an overdate variety 1848/1 according to Krause; Morin does not report such an overdate variety.
The 1858 coin is said to have a variety without the dash underneath CENT; Morin does not report such a variety.
The 1863 coin is not reported by Morin
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|1832||KM#1.1; wide rim|
|1833||5,007,323||KM#1.1; wide rim; overdate variety exists|
|1833||Wide rim; overdate 1833/32 exists; struck on Dutch 1/2 cent planchet|
|1835||4,367,249||KM#1.1; wide rim; overdate variety 1835/32 exists|
|1835||KM#1.2; narrow rim; overdate variety 1835/32 might exist|
|1835||Wide rim; struck on Dutch 1/2 cent planchet|
|1836||4,255,720||KM#1.2; narrow rim; overdate variety 1836/32 exists|
|1836||Narrow rim; struck on Dutch 1/2 cent planchet|
|1837||KM#1.2; narrow rim; trial strike; rare|
|1838||KM#1.2; narrow rim; trial strike; rare|
|1841||KM#1.2; narrow rim; rare|
|1844||1,821,947||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1845||8,324,286||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1846||8,240,951||KM#1.2; narrow rim; overdate variety 1846/41 exists|
|1847||5,138,259||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1848||383,031||KM#1.2; narrow rims; overdate variety 1848/41 might exist|
|1849||1,218,482||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1850||2,308,509||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1855||KM#1.2; narrow rim; trial strike, rare|
|1856||2,428,036||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1857||948,175||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1857||KM#1.3; narrow rim; without dash below CENT|
|1858||916,441||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1858||KM#1.3; narrow rim; without dash below CENT|
|1859||982,251||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1859||KM#1.3; narrow rim; without dash below CENT|
|1860||1,580,603||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1860||KM#1.3; narrow rim; without dash below CENT|
|1861||1,696,346||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1862||11,906,967||3.41||4.55||KM#1.2; narrow rim|
|1862||KM#1.4; without stop in signature|
|1863||KM#1.2; narrow rims; rare|
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