2 Centimes - Léopold II Dutch text

2 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text) -  obverse2 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belgium
King Leopold II (1865-1909)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1902-1909
Value 2 Centimen (0.02 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Copper
Weight 4 g
Diameter 21.5 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 6160
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 36,
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-11,
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften : 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Schön# 2
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The royal monogram is surrounded with lettering in Dutch. Date below.

Lettering:
LEOPOLD II KONING DER BELGEN **
・1905・

Translation:
LEOPOLD II KING OF THE BELGIANS **
・1905・

Engraver: Joseph-Pierre Braemt

Reverse

A lion, symbol of Belgium, with a paw over the Belgian Constitution dating 1831. Around is the Belgian motto in Dutch. Value and designer below.

Lettering:
EENDRACHT MAAKT MACHT
BELGISCHE GRONDWET 1831 *
2 CENT N.
BRAEMT.F

Translation:
UNITY MAKES STRENGTH
BELGIAN CONSTITUTION 1831*
2 CENTIMES
BRAEMT (F = Fecit = Made by)

Engraver: Joseph-Pierre Braemt

Edge

Reeded

2 Centimes - Léopold II (Dutch text) -  obverse

Mint

Brussels, Belgium (983-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1902  2 488 114 $ 0.85 $ 1.31 $ 1.70 $ 0.71 42%
1905  4 986 481 $ 0.34 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 $ 3.67 73% Overdate variety 1905/2 exists
1909  565 062 $ 0.46 $ 3.40 $ 10 17%

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