5 Centimes - Léopold II Dutch text; large date

5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; large date) -  obverse5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; large date) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Leopold II (1865-1909)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1904-1907
Value 5 Centiemen (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 round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 291
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 55,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 11,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
LA# BFM-21
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Obverse

The royal monogram of King Léopold II is surrounded with legend in Dutch. Date below.

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK BELGIË **
・1906・

Translation:
Kingdom of Belgium
1906

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
CEN
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

5 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text; large date) -  obverse

Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

Comments

This type has larger date numbers than KM# 47.

Schön# 8 includes both KM# 47 and KM# 55.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1904  5 811 667 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.41 $ 0.53 $ 5.28 40%
1905  7 002 418 $ 0.16 $ 0.53 $ 0.62 $ 1.00 42% Overdate variety 1905/04 exists
1905  3% Without cross on crown
1906  11 015 564 $ 0.16 $ 0.42 $ 0.42 $ 1.89 56%
1906  $ 0.15 7% Without cross on crown
1907  997 965 $ 2.11 $ 2.23 $ 6.29 12%

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