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50 Francs - Baudouin I Dutch text

50 Francs - Baudouin I (Dutch text) -  obverse50 Francs - Baudouin I (Dutch text) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
King Baudouin I (1951-1993)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1987-1993
Value 50 Francs (50 BEF)
Currency Franc (1832-2001)
Composition Nickel
Weight 7 g
Diameter 22.75 mm
Thickness 2.35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 169,
  • 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.
LA# BFM-191
Laurens Aernout; 2017. Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften, 1831-2017. Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen, Belgium. ISBN 9789082449013.

Obverse

A stylized portrait of Baudouin I facing left, designer's name below

Lettering: J-P.L

Engraver: Jean-Paul Laenen

Reverse

Denomination in centre, legend in Dutch below. Year at bottom flanked by privy and mint mark.

Lettering:
50F
BELGIË
1991

Translation:
50 Francs
Belgium
1991

Engraver: Jean-Paul Laenen

Edge

Coarsely reeded

50 Francs - Baudouin I (Dutch text) -  obverse

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Mint

Head of Archangel Michael Bruxelles, Belgium

Comments

Privy mark:

  • Bird: Robert Vogeleer, 1963-1987
  • Scales: Romain Coenen, 1987-2009


Variants on the 1993 coin


Different design of lettering
Type A: angles in font of "50F" are rounded
Type B: angles in font of "50F" are pointed

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1987  30,000,000 0.59 1.01 1.18 0.39 1.94 54% Type A
1988  3,500,000 1.01 1.18 1.51 11% Type A
1989  15,000,000 0.59 0.71 1.18 3.55 33% Type A
1990  15,000,000 0.53 0.77 0.47 3.55 30% Type A
1991  3,500,000 0.59 1.77 4.14 11% Type B
1992  15,000,000 0.35 0.82 1.18 2.80 26% Type B
1993  15,000,000 0.89 1.18 1.18 2.36 20% Type A

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