1 Franc - Albert I Dutch text

1 Franc - Albert I (Dutch text) -  obverse1 Franc - Albert I (Dutch text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1910-1918
Value 1 Franc (1 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 07-30-1932
References KM# 73,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
LA# BFM-92,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften, 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium. ISBN 9789082449013.
Schön# 29
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of the King Albert I is surrounded with the legend in Dutch. Designer below.

Lettering:
·ALBERT·KONING· ·DER·BELGEN·
G.DEVREESE.

Translation:
Albert King of the Belgians
G.Devreese

Engraver: Godefroid Devreese

Reverse

The face value and date are surrounded with an olive branch and oak branch and the motto in Dutch.

Lettering:
1
FRANK
1911
·EENDRACHT·MAAKT·MACHT·

Translation:
1
Franc
1911
Unity Makes Strength

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Royal Belgian Mint, Brussels, Belgium
Birmingham, England (1850-date)

Comments

1914: Of these coins 5 million were minted in Birmingham in 1917 using the die of 1914. No distinction can be made.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1910  2,750,000 3.63 3.83 6.04 21% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1911  2,250,000 2.90 3.63 3.63 29% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1912  3,250,000 1.81 4.83 5.16 49% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1913  3,000,000 3.02 3.47 38% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1914  10,221,581 2.42 3.63 4.41 26% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1914  0.7% KM#73.2; Medal alignment
1918  1.2% KM#73.1; Coin alignment; Minted in Birmingham; Rare

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