5 Centimes - Albert I French text; with star

5 Centimes - Albert I (French text; with star) - obverse5 Centimes - Albert I (French text; with star) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Albert I (1909-1934)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1932
Value 5 Centimes (0.05 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Nickel brass (Cu 75%, Ni 15%, Zn 10%)
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.36 mm
Shape Round with a round hole (Center hole 3.5 mm)
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 29 December 1955
Number
N#
5957
References KM# 93,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 58,
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.
LA# BFM-25
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Obverse

The royal monogram of King Albert I is surrounded with legend in French. Date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ROYAUME DE BELGIQUE ★★
1932

Translation: Kingdom of Belgium

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux

Reverse

The center hole is flanked by an olive sprig and value. 5-pointed above.

Script: Latin

Lettering:

5
CES
A. MICHAUX

Unabridged legend: Centimes

Engraver: Alphonse Michaux

Edge

Plain

5 Centimes - Albert I (French text; with star) -  obverse

Mint

Royal Mint of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium (983-2017)

Comments

The alloy melchior (French: maillechort) is here an alloy of copper (.750), nickel (.150) and zinc (.100).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1932  5 520 000 $ 0.39 $ 0.53 $ 0.66 62% Morin 431; Star stands on two peaks
1932  $ 0.43 13% Morin 431a; Star stands on one peak in equilibrium
1932  $ 0.43 $ 0.43 19% Morin 431b; Star stands on one peak falling right
1932  $ 0.21 $ 0.64 $ 0.75 25% Morin 431c; Star stands on one peak falling left
1932  $ 2.70 7% Morin 431d; M of "MICHAUX" higher

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