Belgium 1850 5 francs

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Sincona sale 18, lot 1037
This specimen was lot 1044 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"5 Francs 1850. Gutes vorzüglich. (Belgium, five francs of 1850, good extremely fine.)"
This type, which is common, was issued 1849-65. A variety exists for 1850 without dot above date.

Recorded mintage: 5,265,000.

Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .723 troy oz ASW, lettered edge, this specimen 24.94 g.

Catalog reference: KM 17, Dav-51.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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