• 5 Centimes 1938-1939, KM# 110, Belgium, Leopold III
  • 5 Centimes 1938-1939, KM# 110, Belgium, Leopold III
Description

Engraver: Oscar Jespers

Obverse

Crowned monogram of Leopold III, date below.

Some monarchies never had a physical crown, just a heraldic representation, as in the constitutional kingdom of Belgium.

1938

Reverse

Coats of arms of Ghent (left), Liège (middle) and Arlon (right) surrounded by bilingual legends (French on the left, Flemish on the right). Value and engraver's initials below.

Ghent is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is the capital and largest city of the East Flanders province and after Antwerp the largest municipality of Belgium.

Liège is a major Walloon city and municipality and the capital of the Belgian province of Liège.

Arlon is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in and capital of the province of Luxembourg. With a population of just over 28,000, it is the smallest provincial capital in Belgium. Arlon is also the capital of its cultural region: the Arelerland (Land of Arlon in Luxemburgish).

BELGIQUE-BELGIE
5c
O.J.

Edge

5 Centimes

BELGIQUE-BELGIE
KM# 110 Schön# 78 LA# BFM-27
Characteristics
Material Nickel Brass
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.23 mm
Shape round with a center hole
Alignment -
Alt # KM# 110.1, KM# 110.2
Mint
Royal Belgian Mint

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