25 Centimes - Léopold III BELGIQUE-BELGIE

25 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIQUE-BELGIE) -  obverse25 Centimes - Léopold III (BELGIQUE-BELGIE) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Leopold III (1934-1951)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1946
Value 25 Centimes (0.25 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Zinc
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 03-01-1968
References KM# 131,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 92,
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.
LA# BFM-60
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften, 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium. ISBN 9789082449013.

Obverse

Monogram of Léopold III around center hole, date below.

Lettering: 1946

Engraver: Oscar Jespers

Oscar Jespers, born in Borgerhout on 22 May 1887 and died in Brussels on 1 December 1970, was a Belgian expressionist sculptor.

Reverse

Coats of arms of Brussels (left), Mons (middle) and Bruges (right) surrounded by bilingual legends. Value and designer below.

Lettering:
BELGIQUE-BELGIE
25C
O.JESPERS

Translation:
BELGIUM-BELGIUM
25c
O.JESPERS

Engraver: Oscar Jespers

Oscar Jespers, born in Borgerhout on 22 May 1887 and died in Brussels on 1 December 1970, was a Belgian expressionist sculptor.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Bruxelles, Belgium

Comments

The 1941 and 1947 coins are not mentioned by Morin, just by Krause; these coins appears to have been minted but never left the vault of the National Bank of Belgium and were melted.

Note: German Occupation WWII

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1942  14,400,000 0.24 0.54 0.48 2.25 59%
1943  21,600,000 0.07 0.10 0.24 0.35 0.62 47%
1946  21,428,000 0.29 0.24 0.36 1.19 43% (fr) Sous la régence du Prince Charles

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