20 Francs - Albert I Dutch text

Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1933-1934
Value 20 Francs (20 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Silver (.680)
Weight 11 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 20 June 1947
Number N# 493
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 104,
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-168,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 57
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Head of King Albert I facing left, with surrounding Dutch text and the designer's name below.

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

Translation:
· ALBERT KING · · OF THE BELGIANS ·
DEVREESE

Engraver: Godefroid Devreese

Reverse

The Belgian coat of arms dividing the value and year, with designer's initials below. In the coat of arms the collar of Order of Leopold has face-to-face monograms "LR" ("Leopoldus Rex" for King Leopold I).

Lettering:
20 FR.
LR LR LR LR
G.D
19 34

Engraver: Godefroid Devreese

Edge

Plain with incused lettering.

Lettering: BELGIQUE = BELGIE =

Translation: BELGIUM = BELGIUM =

20 Francs - Albert I (Dutch text) -  obverse

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Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

Comments

Position A: value facing up, the text is readable
Position B: value facing up, the text is NOT readable

0.2405 oz ASW

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1933  200 000 $ 6.49 6% KM#104.1; Position A; coin alignment
1933  3% KM#104.1; Position B; coin alignment
1934  12 300 000 $ 5.66 $ 5.66 $ 7.40 84% KM#104.1; Position A; coin alignment
1934  $ 5.66 $ 5.66 $ 11 22% KM#104.1; Position B; coin alignment
1934  3% KM#104.2; Medal alignment

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