10 Centimes - Léopold I Marriage of The Duke

10 Centimes - Léopold I (Marriage of The Duke) - obverse10 Centimes - Léopold I (Marriage of The Duke) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Leopold I (1831-1865)
Type Token
Year 1853
Value 10 Centimes (0.10 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Copper
Weight 20 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
272
References X# M1.1,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
X# M1.2,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
LA# BHM-2.1,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Mor# 3a,
Peter Eyckmans, Frans Morin; 2019. Catalogue officiel des monnaies belges de 1832 jusqu'à présent. Antwerpen Eyckmans, Antwerp, Belgium.
Mor# 3b
Peter Eyckmans, Frans Morin; 2019. Catalogue officiel des monnaies belges de 1832 jusqu'à présent. Antwerpen Eyckmans, Antwerp, Belgium.

Commemorative issue

Marriage of the Duke of Brabant and the Archduchess Marie Henriette

Obverse

There is a bust of Léopold I facing left with a legend in French around the rim, the initials of the engraver below the neck, and the date at the bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering: LEOPOLD PREMIER ROI DES BELGES 1853

Translation: Leopold the First. King of the Belgians

Engraver: Leopold Wiener

Léopold Wiener, born on 2 July 1823 in Venlo and died on 11 February 1891 in Brussels, was a Belgian sculptor, engraver and medalist.

Reverse

The heads of both the Duke and the Duchesse of Brabant with their names and wedding date around the rim and the designer's name below the neck

Script: Latin

Lettering: L.L. PH. M.V. DUC DE BRABANT M. H. A. DUCHESSE DE BRABANT 21-22 AOUT LEO. WIENER

Unabridged legend:
Léopold Louis Philippe Marie Victor Duc de Brabant
Marie Henriette Anne Duchesse de Brabant

Translation:
Léopold Louis Philippe Marie Victor Duke of Brabant
Marie Henriette Anne Duchess of Brabant
21-22 August

Engraver: Leopold Wiener

Léopold Wiener, born on 2 July 1823 in Venlo and died on 11 February 1891 in Brussels, was a Belgian sculptor, engraver and medalist.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium (983-2017)

Comments

Krause designates them wrongly as X, while they reportedly circulated alongside regular currency. Hence we list them alongside coins.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1853  104 000 $ 4.90 $ 11 $ 21 84% X#M1.1; Morin 3a (Large date)
1853  22% X#M1.2; Morin 3b (Small date)

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Centimes - Léopold I (Marriage of The Duke)
Katz
Auction 57
Lot 2165
Internet Archive
Mar 19, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 8.68
(EUR 8.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Centimes - Léopold I (Marriage of The Duke)
Katz
Auction 94
Lot 372
Internet Archive
Aug 30, 2023 Undetermined XF USD 21.71
(EUR 20.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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