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5 Centimes - Léopold I

5 Centimes - Léopold I -  obverse 5 Centimes - Léopold I -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
Type Common coin
Years 1861-1864
Value 5 Centimes (0.05 BEF)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.29 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 21, LA# BFM-15
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Obverse

Heraldic lion, symbol of Belgium. Around is the Belgian motto.

Lettering:
L'UNION FAIT LA FORCE
BRAEMT
★ 1863 ★

Translation:
UNITY MAKES STRENGTH
BRAEMT
* 1863 *

Engraver: Joseph-Pierre Braemt

Reverse

Facial value and the lettering

Lettering:
❁ LEOPOLD PREMIER ROI DES BELGES
5
CENTIMES

Translation:
LEOPOLD FIRST KING OF THE BELGIANS
5
CENTIMES
*

Engraver: Joseph-Pierre Braemt

Edge

Security edge

5 Centimes - Léopold I

© Cyrillius

Comments

A lot of varieties in place and size of the numbers of the year exist

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1861  8,259,264 0.47 1.13 4.80 Vertical line of "5" points between "E" and "R" of "PREMIER"
1861  Vertical line of "5" points to "R" of "PREMIER"
1862  14,149,380 0.79 2.56 Overdate variety 1862/61 exists
1863  16,055,072 1.21 2.03 8.71 Overdate variety 1863/62 exists
1864  2,512,574

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