25 Centimes - Albert I Dutch text

25 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text) - obverse25 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1910-1929
Value 25 Centimes (0.25 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.73 mm
Shape Round with a round hole (Center hole 4.5 mm)
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 30 January 1967
Number
N#
292
References KM# 69,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
LA# BFM-56,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 27
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The royal monogram of King Albert I is surrounded with lettering in Dutch. Date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK BELGIË ★★
1928

Translation: Kingdom of Belgium

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux Read more on Wikipedia

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

An olive sprig to the left of the center hole and the denomination to the right and the designer's name below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
25
CEN
A.MICHAUX

Unabridged legend: Centiemen

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux Read more on Wikipedia

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

Plain

Mint

Royal Mint of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium (983-2017)

Comments

Coins with the date 1911 (struck at a later date) are not mentioned by Morin or Aernout, just by Krause. It is also not specified at which date.
The overdate variety 1927/23 is not mentioned by Morin or Aernout, just by Krause.

The position and size of the date digits may vary for each year.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1910  2 006 473 $ 0.27 $ 1.10 $ 2.00 16% Morin 320
1911  0.3% Minted at a later date
1913  2 010 342 $ 0.32 $ 0.32 $ 0.98 $ 2.20 16% Morin 322
1921  11 181 208 $ 0.22 $ 0.43 $ 0.43 $ 1.60 40% Morin 325
1922  14 200 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.32 $ 0.54 $ 1.10 45% Morin 327
1922  0.14% Morin 327a; Overdate 1922/21
1926  6 400 000 $ 0.13 $ 0.14 $ 0.31 $ 0.48 $ 1.00 27% Morin 330
1926  0.10% Morin 330a; Overdate 1926/23
1927  3 799 000 $ 0.43 $ 0.54 $ 0.97 19% Morin 332
1927  0.08% Overdate 1927/23
1928  9 200 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.54 $ 0.54 $ 0.96 30% Morin 334
1929  8 980 000 $ 0.32 $ 0.44 $ 0.44 $ 0.86 27% Morin 336; 1,176,000 pieces struck in 1930

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text)
The Coinhouse Auctions
Auction 17
Lot 254
Internet Archive
Dec 19, 2020 1926 – Morin 330a; Overdate 1926/23 UNC USD 237.79
(EUR 220.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes - Albert I (Dutch text)
Katz
Auction 96
Lot 313
Internet Archive
Sep 23, 2023 Undetermined XF USD 14.05
(EUR 13.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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