Belgium 1860 centime

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Jean Elsen sale 141, lot 840
This specimen was lot 840 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 1 centime, 1860. Avec trait sous CENT. Petites taches. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper one centime of 1860, with dash under CENT. Minor nicks, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
A variety (KM 1.3) exists without the dash below "CENTS".

Recorded mintage: 1,581,000, a common date.

Specification: 1.8 g, copper.

Catalog reference: KM 1.1, Dupriez 823.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 141, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2019.

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