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5 Centimes - Léopold II French text; small date

5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text; small date) -  obverse 5 Centimes - Léopold II (French text; small date) -  reverse

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Features

Country Belgium
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1901-1903
Value 5 Centimes (0.05 BEF)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.29 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 46, Schön# 17, LA# BFM-20
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Catalogus van Belgische Numismatische Uitgiften
by Laurens Aernout
(Numismatica Zuidwest-Vlaanderen)

Obverse

The royal monogram of King Léopold II is surrounded with the inscription. Date below.

Lettering:
ROYAUME DE BELGIQUE *
・1902・

Translation:
KINGDOM OF BELGIUM *
・1902・

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.

Lettering:
5
CES
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
1901  202,100 28.44
1902  1,416,017 2.24 3.41 Overdate variety 1902/01 exists
1903  863,878 7.94

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