1 Franc - Léopold II French text

1 Franc - Léopold II (French text) -  obverse1 Franc - Léopold II (French text) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Leopold II (1865-1909)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1904-1909
Value 1 Franc (1 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 30 July 1932
Number N# 283
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 56,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
LA# BFM-89,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 21
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait in of Leopold II facing left surrounded by the legend in French, and the designer's initials below

Lettering:
LEOPOLD II ROI DES BELGES
TH VINÇOTTE

Translation: Leopold II King of the Belgians

Engraver: Thomas Vinçotte

Baron Thomas Jules Vinçotte was a Belgian sculptor and medallist.

Reverse

The value and date surrounded by a wreath of ivy and oak twigs

Lettering:
1
FRANC
1909

Engraver: Thomas Vinçotte

Baron Thomas Jules Vinçotte was a Belgian sculptor and medallist.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

Comments

0.1342 oz ASW

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1904  803 000 $ 5.65 $ 4.52 $ 9.94 41% KM#56.1; TH. VINÇOTTE (signature with point)
1904  4% KM#56.2; TH VINÇOTTE (signature without point)
1909  2 250 000 $ 4.47 $ 11 $ 14 50% KM#56.1; TH. VINÇOTTE (signature with point)
1909  $ 9.32 $ 6.37 $ 6.46 31% KM#56.2; TH VINÇOTTE (signature without point)

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