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
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.73 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 30 January 1967
Number N# 292
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 69,
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-56,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 27
Gerhard Schön; 2020. 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.

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

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

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 G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1910  2 006 473 $ 0.49 $ 1.03 $ 1.28 16%
1911  0.3% Minted at a later date
1913  2 010 342 $ 0.90 $ 1.03 $ 2.63 16%
1921  11 181 208 $ 0.24 $ 0.51 $ 0.57 $ 1.82 40%
1922  14 200 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.20 $ 0.35 $ 0.57 $ 1.13 45% Overdate variety 1922/1 exists
1926  6 400 000 $ 0.71 $ 0.34 $ 0.51 $ 0.89 26% Overdate variety 1926/3 exists
1927  3 799 000 $ 0.57 $ 0.59 $ 3.06 19% Overdate variety 1927/3 exists
1928  9 200 000 $ 0.57 $ 0.57 $ 1.01 30%
1929  8 980 000 $ 0.24 $ 0.57 $ 0.43 $ 0.59 27%

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