50 Centimes - Albert I French text

50 Centimes - Albert I (French text) -  obverse50 Centimes - Albert I (French text) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1910-1914
Value 50 Centimes (0.5 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 07-30-1932
Number N# 492
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 70,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
LA# BFM-72,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 39
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
·ALBERT·ROI· ·DES·BELGES·
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 French.

Lettering:
50 CENTs.
1912
·L'UNION·FAIT·LA·FORCE·

Translation:
50 CENTs.
1912
·UNITY·MAKES·STRENGTH·

Engraver: Godefroid Devreese

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Bruxelles, Belgium

Comments

A trial strike with year 1909 and a weight of 2,8 grams in reported.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1910  1 900 000 2.95 4.73 46%
1911  2 063 000 2.81 3.55 29%
1912  1 000 000 3.13 2.94 4.73 51%
1914  240 000 7.63 4.73 19% (fr) assez rare

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