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Congo Belgian 1, 2, 5, 10, and 20 Centimes  1906 to 1928
Congo Belgian 1, 2, 5, 10, and 20 Centimes 1906 to 1928

Coins with the distinctive radiant star pattern were issued in the Belgian Congo between 1909 and 1928. Some are made of copper, others of copper-nickel, but all carry the radiant star on the front and an encircled star-like pattern on the back. This page applies to all such coins.

1 CENTIME (1 C) COPPER 1910 AND 1919
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $15

2 CENTIMES (2 C) COPPER 1910 AND 1919
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $10
fully uncirculated: $35

5 CENTIMES (5 C) COPPER-NICKEL 1909
worn: $5 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $5
well preserved: $45
fully uncirculated: $100

5 CENTIMES (5 C) COPPER-NICKEL 1910 TO 1928
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $15
5 centimes dated 1917 are more rare, multiply these values by three

10 CENTIMES (10 C) COPPER-NICKEL 1909
worn: $8 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $75
fully uncirculated: $180

10 CENTIMES (10 C) COPPER-NICKEL 1910 TO 1928
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $3
fully uncirculated: $15
10 centimes dated 1917 are more rare, multiply these values by four

20 CENTIMES (20 C) COPPER-NICKEL 1906 TO 1909
worn: $8 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $15
well preserved: $30
fully uncirculated: $100
20 centimes dates 1909 are more rare, double these values

20 CENTIMES (20 C) COPPER-NICKEL 1910 AND 1911
worn: $2 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $12
fully uncirculated: $45

All the values on this page are catalog values. Use our Important Terminology page to properly interpret them.

Coin: 15971 , Genre: Core African
Requested by: jason, Tue, 19-Nov-2013 15:36:18 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 20-Nov-2013 15:36:35 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Tue, 10-Nov-2015 01:57:21 GMT
Requester description: 1911 1911 belge congo, belgisch congo with letter A crown above at each point; hole in the middle starburst with 3 small stars x2 at 3 & 9 clock position of starburst
Tags: congo belgian belgium 1 2 5 10 20 centimes centime belgisch belge belgische belguiou belgien belgia belgish belgie beleciqve beligiom belgen belgidue belciqve belgii belges belgiue belgioue belgique belg belga cmes letter monogram crown point dot hole starburst 3 stars star x 9 clock position script inscription monograms initial scripts initals calligraphy caligraphy letters inscriptions lettering scrip lettered initials crowned tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera beaded period dotted beading beads periods dots points bead burst starrs positioned positions circle circled encircle circlet ring circles loops circal encircled circuit ringed circumscibed incircled circel circumference encircles encircling rings circling loop circular circumscribed

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