25 Centimes - Albert I Dutch text

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

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Features

Country 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
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.73 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-30-1967
References KM# 69,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
LA# BFM-55,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften, 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium. ISBN 9789082449013.
Schön# 27
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK BELGIË **
1921

Translation:
Kingdom of Belgium
1921

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

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

Lettering:
25
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

Mint

Bruxelles, Belgium

Comments

Coins with the date 1911 (struck at a later date) are not mentioned by Morin, just by Krause.

Coins from 1929 have a variety with a wider date and a higher 9.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1910  2,006,473 0.48 1.21 16%
1911  0.3% Minted at a later date
1913  2,010,342 0.20 1.10 6.03 16%
1921  11,181,208 0.24 0.55 0.60 1.99 41%
1922  14,200,000 0.24 0.60 0.60 1.21 45% Overdate variety 1922/1 exists
1926  6,400,000 0.76 0.36 0.60 1.21 26% Overdate variety 1926/3 exists
1927  3,799,000 0.60 0.63 3.27 19% Overdate variety 1927/3 exists
1928  9,200,000 0.16 0.60 0.60 1.21 30%
1929  8,980,000 0.25 0.60 0.46 0.96 27%

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