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5 Franken Ghent - WW1 German Occupation Coinage

5 Franken (Ghent - WW1 German Occupation Coinage) -  obverse 5 Franken (Ghent - WW1 German Occupation Coinage) -  reverse

Features

Country Belgium
Type Token
Year 1917
Value 5 Franken (5)
Metal Brass plated Iron
Weight 16.68 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# Tn6, LA# BLU-GT5.6
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Obverse

Crowned coat of arms of Flanders surrounded a wreath and French and Dutch lettering.

Lettering:
STAD GENT VILLE DE GAND
FIDES ET AMOR

Translation:
City Ghent City of Ghent
Loyalty and Love

Reverse

Lettering:
UIT BETAALBAAR JANUARI.1920
FRANCS
5
FRANKEN
1917
REMBOURSABLE JANVIER.1920

Translation:
Exchangeable January. 1920
Francs
5
Francs
1917
Exchangeable January. 1920

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1917  108,000

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5 Franken (Ghent - WW1 German Occupation Coinage)