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5 Francs - Léopold III French text

5 Francs - Léopold III (French text) -  obverse5 Francs - Léopold III (French text) -  reverse

Reverse © Tarnished but in great condition

Features

Country Belgium
King Leopold III (1934-1951)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1941-1947
Value 5 Francs (5 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Zinc
Weight 6 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-18-1951
References KM# 129,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
LA# BFM-135,
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)
Schön# 94
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Head of Leopold III facing right, legend in French surrounding. Designer below.

Lettering:
·LEOPOLD·III· ·ROI·DES·BELGES.
RAU

Translation:
·LEOPOLD·III· ·KING·OF THE·BELGIANS
RAU

Engraver: Marcel Rau

Reverse

Crowned value at centre, flanked by monograms of King Leopold III. Date below.

Lettering:
5 FR
1945

Engraver: Marcel Rau

Edge

Reeded

5 Francs - Léopold III (French text) -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1941  15,200,000 0.43 1.11 2.22 3.06 55% KM#129.1
1943  16,236,000 0.61 0.99 1.95 1.95 48% KM#129.1
1943  2% KM#129.2; Medal alignment
1944  1,868,000 9.29 11.16 9% KM#129.1
1945  3,200,000 2.22 4.16 21% KM#129.1
1946  8,452,000 11.09 10% KM#129.1
1947  3,100,000 2% KM#129.1

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