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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,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
LA# BFM-92
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

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

Mint

Brussels, Belgium

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1910  2,750,000 5.44 5.44 6.93 20% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1911  2,250,000 2.99 3.33 29% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1912  3,250,000 1.66 3.78 4.72 50% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1913  3,000,000 2.77 3.19 38% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1914  10,221,581 1.93 3.09 3.87 26% KM#73.1; Coin alignment
1914  0.6% KM#73.2; Medal alignment
1918  1.1% KM#73.1; Coin alignment; Minted in Birmingham; Rare

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