50 Centimes

50 Centimes -  obverse50 Centimes -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Period Administrative union (1926-1962)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1954-1955
Value 50 Centimes (0.50)
Currency Franc (1887-1967)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.67 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3422
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 2,
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# 31,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
LA# BRM-1
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Obverse

Crowned arms divide date

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BELGISCH CONGO BELGE
19 55
RUANDA-URUNDI

Translation:
Belgian Congo
1955
Ruanda-Urundi

Engraver: Joseph De Bruyn

Reverse

Oil palm divides denomination

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BANQUE CENTRALE
50 C
D B
CENTRALE BANK

Unabridged legend: 50 Cents

Translation:
Central Bank
50 C
D B.
Central Bank

Engraver: Joseph De Bruyn

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1954  4 700 000 $ 1.94 $ 1.94 $ 2.18 $ 3.37 $ 5.04 47% D.B. under the Coat of Arms
1955  20 300 000 $ 0.51 $ 1.52 $ 2.55 $ 2.96 $ 3.56 68%

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