1 Belga / 5 Francs - Albert I French text

1 Belga / 5 Francs - Albert I (French text) -  obverse1 Belga / 5 Francs - Albert I (French text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1930-1934
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
Demonetized 01-18-1951
Number N# 505
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 97,
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-129,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 63
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 Albert I of Belgium is surrounded with the legend in French and the designer's name below

Lettering:
·ALBERT·ROI· ·DES·BELGES·
G.DEVREESE

Translation:
Albert King of the Belgians
G.Devreese

Engraver: Godefroid Devreese

Reverse

The face value in both currencies in French and year are surrounded with an olive branch, an oak branch, and a crown and the designer's initials below

Lettering:
UN BELGA
5
FRANCS
1932
A.E.GR.

Translation:
One Belga
5
Francs
1932
A.E.GR.

Engraver: Alexander Everaerts

Edge

Smooth with incused inscription

Lettering: * * BELGIQUE * * BELGIE

Translation: Belgium Belgium

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

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Mint

Royal Belgian Mint, Brussels, Belgium

Comments

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1930  1 600 000 4.87 4.87 6.08 27% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position A
1930  6.08 11% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position B
1930  0.6% KM#97.2; medal alignment; edge varieties exist
1931  9 032 000 1.82 3.16 3.65 54% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position A
1931  2.43 4.33 14% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position B
1932  3 600 000 6.08 3.09 10.52 24% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position A
1932  3.04 7.30 8% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position B
1933  1 386 500 19.46 8.51 15% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position A; rare
1933  7.30 15.03 5% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position B; rare
1934  2 000 000 4% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position A; rare
1934  46.22 3% KM#97.1; coin alignment; Position B; rare

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