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25 Centimes - Léopold II Dutch text

25 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text) -  obverse 25 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1908
Value 25 Centimes (0.25 BEF)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 63, LA# BFM-54, Schön# 13, Mor# 255
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Monnaies Belges
by Frans Morin
(Peter Eyckmans)

Obverse

The royal monogram of King Leopold II is surrounded with lettering in Dutch. Date below.

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK BELGIË *
• 1908 •

Translation:
KINGDOM OF BELGIUM *
• 1908 •

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux

Alphonse Michaux (1860–1928) was a Belgian coin engraver and medallist, appointed chief engraver of the Brussels Mint (La Monnaie de Bruxelles) in 1895, and best known for engraving dies for a series of Belgian coins with a distinctive hole in the center. Michaux also engraved coins for Luxembourg, Persia, Romania, and Colombia.

Reverse

The center hole is flanked by an olive sprig and value. Designer below.

Lettering:
25
CEN
A. MICHAUX

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux

Alphonse Michaux (1860–1928) was a Belgian coin engraver and medallist, appointed chief engraver of the Brussels Mint (La Monnaie de Bruxelles) in 1895, and best known for engraving dies for a series of Belgian coins with a distinctive hole in the center. Michaux also engraved coins for Luxembourg, Persia, Romania, and Colombia.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1908  4,011,357 0.53 3.73 2.03

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