5 Centimes - Léopold I

5 Centimes - Léopold I -  obverse5 Centimes - Léopold I -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Leopold I (1831-1865)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1861-1864
Value 5 Centimes (0.05 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.29 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 275
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 21,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
LA# BFM-15
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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

Face 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 -  obverse

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Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

Comments

1861: vertical line of 5 under ER / Vertical line of 5 under R


1863: normal and interrupted 3

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1861  8 259 264 $ 0.39 $ 0.44 $ 1.04 $ 2.13 $ 2.13 36% Vertical line of 5 under ER
1861  4% Vertical line of 5 under R
1862  14 149 380 $ 0.41 $ 0.41 $ 0.53 $ 2.11 $ 3.17 63%
1862  0.04% Overdate 1862/61
1862  0% Overdate 1863/62
1863  16 055 072 $ 0.14 $ 1.13 $ 2.03 $ 2.03 32%
1864  2 512 574 $ 5.28 $ 32 5%

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