Belgium 1841 2 centimes

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Jean Elsen sale 136, lot 1127
This specimen was lot 1127 in Jean Elsen sale 136 (Brussels, March 2018), where it sold for €180 (about US$264 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 2 centimes, 1841. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper two centimes of 1841. Very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1833-65 in large quantities but most dates before 1845 are scarce in nice condition.

Recorded mintage: 2,236,000, a better date.

Specification: 3.6 g, copper.

Catalog reference: Dupriez 186, KM 4.2.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 136: Collection Martiny, Collection Nef, Collection Casterman, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2018.

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