5 Centimes - Albert I Dutch text

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

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1910-1931
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 round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 29 December 1955
Number N# 295
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 67,
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-23,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 25
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 legend in Dutch. Date below.

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK BELGIË **
1914

Translation:
KINGDOM BELGIUM **
1914

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 - Albert I (Dutch text) -  obverse

Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

Comments

this is how 25/13 overdate can look:




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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1910  $ 1.13 $ 0.67 5% "KONINKRijK"
1910  8 032 999 $ 0.50 $ 0.57 $ 1.35 29% "KONINKRIJK"
1914  6 039 940 $ 0.34 $ 0.57 $ 1.13 24%
1920  10 030 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.57 $ 0.57 $ 0.99 32% Overdate variety 1920/10 exists
1921  4 200 000 $ 0.34 $ 0.96 $ 2.27 $ 1.51 18% Overdate variety 1921/11 exists
1922  13 180 000 $ 0.45 $ 0.45 $ 1.43 35% Overdate varieties 1922/12 exist
1923  3 530 000 $ 0.75 $ 1.13 $ 2.27 16% Overdate variety 1923/13 exists
1924  5 260 000 $ 0.33 $ 0.53 $ 0.99 $ 3.37 19% Overdate varieties 1924/10 and 1924/14 exist
1925  13 000 000 $ 0.58 $ 0.23 $ 0.57 $ 1.43 28% High "2"; Overdate variety 1925/15 exists
1925  $ 0.40 $ 0.58 3% Level "2"; Overdate variety 1925/15 exists
1925  $ 0.40 $ 0.62 7% Overdate variety 1925/13
1927  6 938 000 $ 0.51 $ 0.36 $ 0.57 24% see comments for the 1927 mule
1928  6 252 000 $ 0.42 $ 0.56 $ 2.27 21% Overdate variety 1928/23 exists
1930  3% Without star
1931  1.4% (fr) Avec étoile au dessus du 5
1931  $ 0.68 3% Without star

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