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1 Belga / 5 Francs - Albert I Dutch text

1 Belga / 5 Francs - Albert I (Dutch text) -  obverse 1 Belga / 5 Francs - Albert I (Dutch text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1930-1933
Value 1 Belga / 5 Francs (5 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Nickel
Weight 14 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.53 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-18-1951
References KM# 98,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
LA# BFM-130
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of Albert I of Belgium 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 in both currencies in Dutch and year are surrounded with an olive branch, an oak branch and a crown. Designer initials below.

Lettering:
EEN BELGA
5
FRANK
1931
A.E.GR.

Translation:
ONE BELGA
5
FRANCS
1931
A.E.GR.

Engraver: Alexander Everaerts

Edge

Smooth with incused inscription

Lettering: * BELGIE * * BELGIQUE *

Translation: * * BELGIUM * * BELGIUM

Comments

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1930  5,086,000 3.34 3.34 13.35 Position A
1930  Position B
1931  5,336,000 4.45 3.34 7.81 Position A
1931  Position B
1932  3,683,000 5.56 6.06 Position A
1932  Position B
1933  1,513,000 10.73 15.02 Position A; rare
1933  Position B

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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