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  • 50 Euro Cent 2014-2023, KM# 336, Belgium, Philippe
  • 50 Euro Cent 2014-2023, KM# 336, Belgium, Philippe

Philippe or Filip (born 15 April 1960) is the King of the Belgians, having ascended the throne on 21 July 2013, following his father's abdication.

Engraver: Luc Luycx


Depicts an effigy of King Philippe in profile facing to the right. The royal monogram (crowned FP) and the indication of the country (BE) on the left. Date below, surrounded by the mint director's privy mark (left) and mintmark (right). The outer ring depicts the twelve stars of the European flag.

• Royal Belgian Mint (2014-2017): Head of Archangel Michael, the Saint-Patron of Brussels.
• Royal Dutch Mint (2018-): Caduceus or Mercury's wand, a short staff entwined by two serpents

Privy marks of the Directors of the Royal Belgian Mint:
• Bernard Gillard (2014-2016): Cat
• Ingrid Van Herzele (2017-2022): Coat of arms of the municipality Herzele
• Giovanni Van de Velde (2023-): Aster flower in front of an Erlenmeyer flask



A geographical map of Western Europe spans the outer ring and inner core on the left side of the coin.

12 stars are located on the left side of the outer ring, with six stars atop the map of Europe and six stars below it; six vertical stripes cut across the inner core of the coin, visually connecting the upper and lower star segments.

Luc Luycx, a designer at the Royal Belgian Mint, designed the Euro’s common reverse; his initials, LL, are seen on the right side of the design, just under the “0” in “50.”



50 Euro Cent

KM# 336 Schön# 309 LA# BEM-6.4
Material Nordic Gold
Weight 7.8 g
Diameter 24.25 mm
Thickness 2.38 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Royal Belgian Mint
Royal Dutch Mint (KNM)

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