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5 Centimes - Albert I French text

5 Centimes - Albert I (French text) -  obverse5 Centimes - Albert I (French text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1910-1932
Value 5 Centimes (0.05 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.21 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 12-29-1955
References KM# 66,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 36,
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
LA# BFM-22
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Obverse

The royal monogram of King Albert I is surrounded with legend in French. Date below.

Lettering:
ROYAUME DE BELGIQUE **
1928

Translation:
KINGDOM OF BELGIUM **
1928

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux

Alphonse Michaux (1860–1928) was a Belgian coin engraver and medallist, appointed chief engraver of the Brussels Mint (La Monnaie de Bruxelles) in 1895, and best known for engraving dies for a series of Belgian coins with a distinctive hole in the center. Michaux also engraved coins for Luxembourg, Persia, Romania, and Colombia.

Reverse

The center hole is flanked by an olive sprig and value.

Lettering:
5
CES
A. MICHAUX

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux

Alphonse Michaux (1860–1928) was a Belgian coin engraver and medallist, appointed chief engraver of the Brussels Mint (La Monnaie de Bruxelles) in 1895, and best known for engraving dies for a series of Belgian coins with a distinctive hole in the center. Michaux also engraved coins for Luxembourg, Persia, Romania, and Colombia.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

How the overdate (overstrike) can look
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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1910  8,011,286 0.11 0.41 0.54 1.38
1913  5,005,423 0.46 0.46 1.10 Overdate variety 1913/10 exists
1914  1,004,034 2.21 2.89
1920  10,040,000 0.59 0.59 0.88 1.24 Overdate variety 1920/10 exists
1922  12,640,000 0.28 0.55 0.82 Overdate varieties 1922/20 and 1922/21 exist
1923  9,000,000 0.11 0.33 0.52 1.09 Overdate variety 1923/13 exists
1925  15,860,000 0.22 0.44 1.24 Overdate varieties 1925/13 and 1925/23 exist
1926  7,000,000 0.30 0.30 0.52 2.21 Overdate variety 1926/25 exists
1927  2,000,000 1.38 1.21 1.21
1927  Mule: Dutch obverse (5 cen) and French reverse
1928  12,506,500 0.46 0.46 1.52
1932  0.22 Without star

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