Belgium 1 cent

From 1999 until 2007

King Albert II in the inner part of the coin, while the royal monogram a capital "A" underneath a crown among 12 stars, symbolising Europe, as well as the year of issuance appear in the outer part.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
1999 -- 235.200.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 1999 Triple issue (1999)
15.000
2000 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2000 Triple issue (2000)
15.000
2001 -- 99.800.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2001 Triple issue (2001)
15.000
2002 -- --- 140.000
100.000 - Basic. 700 years of the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Road World Championship Racing 2002 (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Goodbye Franc, walcome to the Euro (2002)
15.000
2003 -- 10.030.404 185.000
100.000 - Basic. 50 years of Television (2003)
50.000 - Benelux Issue (2003)
15.000 - Commemorative. 100 years of the Ford Motor Company (2003)
10.000 - Baby (2003)
10.000 - Weddings (2003)
15.000
2004 -- 180.000.000 92.000
60.000 - Basic. 140 years of the Red Cross (2004)
2.000 - Commemorative. 140 years of the Red Cross with a colored medal (2004)
20.000 - Benelux Issue (2004)
5.000 - Weddings (2004)
5.000 - Baby (2004)
15.000
2005 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Grand Place (2005)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Grand Place with a colored medal (2005)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2005)
3.000
2006 -- 15.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Flemish Béguinages (2006)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flemish Béguinages with a colored medal (2006)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2006)
3.000
2007 -- 60.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal (2007)
2.000 - Commemorative. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal with a colored medal (2007)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2007)
3.000
From 2008 until 2008

Slightly modified design in order to comply with the European Commission's guidelines. The coins of the second series also show King Albert II, but the royal monogram and the year of issuance now appear in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- --- 40.500
25.000 - Basic. The belfries (2008)
1.000 - Guest of Honour. Dag van de Munt (2008)
2.000 - Commemorative. The belfries with a colored medal (2008)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2008)
2.500
From 2009 until 2013

Again a slightly modified design in order to reuse the original effigy of King Albert II as of year 2007 and not the one used on 2008. The coins of the third series also show King Albert II, the royal monogram and the year of issuance in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 19.950.000 39.500
25.000 - Basic. The Tournai Cathedral (2009)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Tournai Cathedral with a colored medal (2009)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2009)
1.500
2010 -- 30.000.000 42.000
2.000 - Commemorative. The historic centre of Bruges with a colored medal (2010)
30.000 - Basic. The historic centre of Bruges (2010)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2010)
1.850
2011 -- 9.975.000 42.000
30.000 - Basic. The Flint mines of Spiennes (2011)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flint mines of Spiennes with a colored medal (2011)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2011)
1.850
2012 -- 19.950.000 32.000
20.000 - Basic. The Plantin Moretus museum (2012)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Plantin Moretus museum with a colored medal (2012)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2012)
1.850
2013 -- 34.000.000 24.500
15.000 - Basic. The major mining sites of Wallonia (2013)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2013)
2.000 - Commemorative. The major mining sites of Wallonia with a colored medal (2013)
1.000
From 2014 until now

The coins show the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- --- 97.500
83.000 - Basic. King Philip of Belgium (2014)
10.000 - Benelux Issue. Benelux issue. (2014)
4.500 - Commemorative. Horse fishing (2014)
3.000
2015 -- 15.000.000 45.000
30.000 - Basic. Waterloo (2015)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2015)
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
1.250
2016 -- 29.000.000 45.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2016)
1.000
2017 -- 1.600.000 27.500
20.000 - Basic (2017)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2017)
1.000
2018 -- --- --- 750
2019 -- --- --- ---

Belgium 2 cents

From 1999 until 2007

King Albert II in the inner part of the coin, while the royal monogram a capital "A" underneath a crown among 12 stars, symbolising Europe, as well as the year of issuance appear in the outer part.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
1999 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 1999 Triple issue (1999)
---
2000 -- 337.000.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2000 Triple issue (2000)
15.000
2001 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2001 Triple issue (2001)
15.000
2002 -- --- 140.000
100.000 - Basic. 700 years of the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Road World Championship Racing 2002 (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Goodbye Franc, walcome to the Euro (2002)
15.000
2003 -- 40.010.808 185.000
100.000 - Basic. 50 years of Television (2003)
50.000 - Benelux Issue (2003)
15.000 - Commemorative. 100 years of the Ford Motor Company (2003)
10.000 - Baby (2003)
10.000 - Weddings (2003)
15.000
2004 -- 159.250.000 92.000
60.000 - Basic. 140 years of the Red Cross (2004)
2.000 - Commemorative. 140 years of the Red Cross with a colored medal (2004)
20.000 - Benelux Issue (2004)
5.000 - Weddings (2004)
5.000 - Baby (2004)
15.000
2005 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Grand Place (2005)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Grand Place with a colored medal (2005)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2005)
3.000
2006 -- 30.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Flemish Béguinages (2006)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flemish Béguinages with a colored medal (2006)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2006)
3.000
2007 -- 70.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal (2007)
2.000 - Commemorative. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal with a colored medal (2007)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2007)
3.000
From 2008 until 2008

Slightly modified design in order to comply with the European Commission's guidelines. The coins of the second series also show King Albert II, but the royal monogram and the year of issuance now appear in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- --- 40.500
25.000 - Basic. The belfries (2008)
1.000 - Guest of Honour. Dag van de Munt (2008)
2.000 - Commemorative. The belfries with a colored medal (2008)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2008)
2.500
From 2009 until 2013

Again a slightly modified design in order to reuse the original effigy of King Albert II as of year 2007 and not the one used on 2008. The coins of the third series also show King Albert II, the royal monogram and the year of issuance in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 10.000.000 39.500
25.000 - Basic. The Tournai Cathedral (2009)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Tournai Cathedral with a colored medal (2009)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2009)
1.500
2010 -- 20.000.000 42.000
2.000 - Commemorative. The historic centre of Bruges with a colored medal (2010)
30.000 - Basic. The historic centre of Bruges (2010)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2010)
1.850
2011 -- --- 42.000
30.000 - Basic. The Flint mines of Spiennes (2011)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flint mines of Spiennes with a colored medal (2011)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2011)
1.850
2012 -- 15.000.000 32.000
20.000 - Basic. The Plantin Moretus museum (2012)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Plantin Moretus museum with a colored medal (2012)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2012)
1.850
2013 -- 22.000.000 24.500
15.000 - Basic. The major mining sites of Wallonia (2013)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2013)
2.000 - Commemorative. The major mining sites of Wallonia with a colored medal (2013)
1.000
From 2014 until now

The coins show the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 3.125.000 97.500
83.000 - Basic. King Philip of Belgium (2014)
10.000 - Benelux Issue. Benelux issue. (2014)
4.500 - Commemorative. Horse fishing (2014)
3.000
2015 -- 25.000.000 45.000
30.000 - Basic. Waterloo (2015)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2015)
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
1.250
2016 -- 16.000.000 45.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2016)
1.000
2017 -- --- 27.500
20.000 - Basic (2017)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2017)
1.000
2018 -- --- --- 750
2019 -- --- --- ---

Belgium 5 cents

From 1999 until 2007

King Albert II in the inner part of the coin, while the royal monogram a capital "A" underneath a crown among 12 stars, symbolising Europe, as well as the year of issuance appear in the outer part.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
1999 -- 300.000.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 1999 Triple issue (1999)
---
2000 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2000 Triple issue (2000)
15.000
2001 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2001 Triple issue (2001)
15.000
2002 -- --- 140.000
100.000 - Basic. 700 years of the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Road World Championship Racing 2002 (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Goodbye Franc, walcome to the Euro (2002)
15.000
2003 -- 30.056.908 185.000
100.000 - Basic. 50 years of Television (2003)
50.000 - Benelux Issue (2003)
15.000 - Commemorative. 100 years of the Ford Motor Company (2003)
10.000 - Baby (2003)
10.000 - Weddings (2003)
15.000
2004 -- 80.000.000 92.000
60.000 - Basic. 140 years of the Red Cross (2004)
2.000 - Commemorative. 140 years of the Red Cross with a colored medal (2004)
20.000 - Benelux Issue (2004)
5.000 - Weddings (2004)
5.000 - Baby (2004)
15.000
2005 -- 110.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Grand Place (2005)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Grand Place with a colored medal (2005)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2005)
3.000
2006 -- 35.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Flemish Béguinages (2006)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flemish Béguinages with a colored medal (2006)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2006)
3.000
2007 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal (2007)
2.000 - Commemorative. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal with a colored medal (2007)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2007)
3.000
From 2008 until 2008

Slightly modified design in order to comply with the European Commission's guidelines. The coins of the second series also show King Albert II, but the royal monogram and the year of issuance now appear in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- --- 40.500
25.000 - Basic. The belfries (2008)
1.000 - Guest of Honour. Dag van de Munt (2008)
2.000 - Commemorative. The belfries with a colored medal (2008)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2008)
2.500
From 2009 until 2013

Again a slightly modified design in order to reuse the original effigy of King Albert II as of year 2007 and not the one used on 2008. The coins of the third series also show King Albert II, the royal monogram and the year of issuance in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- --- 39.500
25.000 - Basic. The Tournai Cathedral (2009)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Tournai Cathedral with a colored medal (2009)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2009)
1.500
2010 -- 25.000.000 42.000
2.000 - Commemorative. The historic centre of Bruges with a colored medal (2010)
30.000 - Basic. The historic centre of Bruges (2010)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2010)
1.850
2011 -- 25.000.000 42.000
30.000 - Basic. The Flint mines of Spiennes (2011)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flint mines of Spiennes with a colored medal (2011)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2011)
1.850
2012 -- 22.500.000 32.000
20.000 - Basic. The Plantin Moretus museum (2012)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Plantin Moretus museum with a colored medal (2012)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2012)
1.850
2013 -- 25.000.000 24.500
15.000 - Basic. The major mining sites of Wallonia (2013)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2013)
2.000 - Commemorative. The major mining sites of Wallonia with a colored medal (2013)
1.000
From 2014 until now

The coins show the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 14.500.000 97.500
83.000 - Basic. King Philip of Belgium (2014)
10.000 - Benelux Issue. Benelux issue. (2014)
4.500 - Commemorative. Horse fishing (2014)
3.000
2015 -- 7.000.000 45.000
30.000 - Basic. Waterloo (2015)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2015)
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
1.250
2016 -- 20.000.000 45.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2016)
1.000
2017 -- 48.500.000 27.500
20.000 - Basic (2017)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2017)
1.000
2018 -- 5.300.000 --- 750
2019 -- 10.000.000 --- ---

Belgium 10 cents

From 1999 until 2007

King Albert II in the inner part of the coin, while the royal monogram a capital "A" underneath a crown among 12 stars, symbolising Europe, as well as the year of issuance appear in the outer part.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
1999 -- 180.950.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 1999 Triple issue (1999)
15.000
2000 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2000 Triple issue (2000)
15.000
2001 -- 145.750.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2001 Triple issue (2001)
15.000
2002 -- 90.830 140.000
100.000 - Basic. 700 years of the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Road World Championship Racing 2002 (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Goodbye Franc, walcome to the Euro (2002)
15.000
2003 -- --- 185.000
100.000 - Basic. 50 years of Television (2003)
50.000 - Benelux Issue (2003)
15.000 - Commemorative. 100 years of the Ford Motor Company (2003)
10.000 - Baby (2003)
10.000 - Weddings (2003)
15.000
2004 -- 20.000.000 92.000
60.000 - Basic. 140 years of the Red Cross (2004)
2.000 - Commemorative. 140 years of the Red Cross with a colored medal (2004)
20.000 - Benelux Issue (2004)
5.000 - Weddings (2004)
5.000 - Baby (2004)
15.000
2005 -- 10.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Grand Place (2005)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Grand Place with a colored medal (2005)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2005)
3.000
2006 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Flemish Béguinages (2006)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flemish Béguinages with a colored medal (2006)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2006)
3.000
2007 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal (2007)
2.000 - Commemorative. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal with a colored medal (2007)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2007)
3.000
From 2008 until 2008

Slightly modified design in order to comply with the European Commission's guidelines. The coins of the second series also show King Albert II, but the royal monogram and the year of issuance now appear in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- --- 40.500
25.000 - Basic. The belfries (2008)
1.000 - Guest of Honour. Dag van de Munt (2008)
2.000 - Commemorative. The belfries with a colored medal (2008)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2008)
2.500
From 2009 until 2013

Again a slightly modified design in order to reuse the original effigy of King Albert II as of year 2007 and not the one used on 2008. The coins of the third series also show King Albert II, the royal monogram and the year of issuance in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- --- 39.500
25.000 - Basic. The Tournai Cathedral (2009)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Tournai Cathedral with a colored medal (2009)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2009)
1.500
2010 -- 20.000.000 42.000
2.000 - Commemorative. The historic centre of Bruges with a colored medal (2010)
30.000 - Basic. The historic centre of Bruges (2010)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2010)
1.850
2011 -- 25.000.000 42.000
30.000 - Basic. The Flint mines of Spiennes (2011)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flint mines of Spiennes with a colored medal (2011)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2011)
1.850
2012 -- 25.000.000 32.000
20.000 - Basic. The Plantin Moretus museum (2012)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Plantin Moretus museum with a colored medal (2012)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2012)
1.850
2013 -- 5.000.000 24.500
15.000 - Basic. The major mining sites of Wallonia (2013)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2013)
2.000 - Commemorative. The major mining sites of Wallonia with a colored medal (2013)
1.000
From 2014 until now

The coins show the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- --- 97.500
83.000 - Basic. King Philip of Belgium (2014)
10.000 - Benelux Issue. Benelux issue. (2014)
4.500 - Commemorative. Horse fishing (2014)
3.000
2015 -- 11.000.000 45.000
30.000 - Basic. Waterloo (2015)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2015)
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
1.250
2016 -- --- 45.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2016)
1.000
2017 -- 3.000.000 27.500
20.000 - Basic (2017)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2017)
1.000
2018 -- 12.300.000 --- 750
2019 -- 5.000.000 --- ---

Belgium 20 cents

From 1999 until 2007

King Albert II in the inner part of the coin, while the royal monogram a capital "A" underneath a crown among 12 stars, symbolising Europe, as well as the year of issuance appear in the outer part.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
1999 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 1999 Triple issue (1999)
---
2000 -- 181.000.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2000 Triple issue (2000)
15.000
2001 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2001 Triple issue (2001)
15.000
2002 -- 104.000.000 140.000
100.000 - Basic. 700 years of the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Road World Championship Racing 2002 (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Goodbye Franc, walcome to the Euro (2002)
15.000
2003 -- 30.006.146 185.000
100.000 - Basic. 50 years of Television (2003)
50.000 - Benelux Issue (2003)
15.000 - Commemorative. 100 years of the Ford Motor Company (2003)
10.000 - Baby (2003)
10.000 - Weddings (2003)
15.000
2004 -- 70.000.000 92.000
60.000 - Basic. 140 years of the Red Cross (2004)
2.000 - Commemorative. 140 years of the Red Cross with a colored medal (2004)
20.000 - Benelux Issue (2004)
5.000 - Weddings (2004)
5.000 - Baby (2004)
15.000
2005 -- 10.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Grand Place (2005)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Grand Place with a colored medal (2005)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2005)
3.000
2006 -- 40.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Flemish Béguinages (2006)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flemish Béguinages with a colored medal (2006)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2006)
3.000
2007 -- 25.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal (2007)
2.000 - Commemorative. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal with a colored medal (2007)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2007)
3.000
From 2008 until 2008

Slightly modified design in order to comply with the European Commission's guidelines. The coins of the second series also show King Albert II, but the royal monogram and the year of issuance now appear in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- 20.000.000 40.500
25.000 - Basic. The belfries (2008)
1.000 - Guest of Honour. Dag van de Munt (2008)
2.000 - Commemorative. The belfries with a colored medal (2008)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2008)
2.500
From 2009 until 2013

Again a slightly modified design in order to reuse the original effigy of King Albert II as of year 2007 and not the one used on 2008. The coins of the third series also show King Albert II, the royal monogram and the year of issuance in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 30.100.000 39.500
25.000 - Basic. The Tournai Cathedral (2009)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Tournai Cathedral with a colored medal (2009)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2009)
1.500
2010 -- 15.000.000 42.000
2.000 - Commemorative. The historic centre of Bruges with a colored medal (2010)
30.000 - Basic. The historic centre of Bruges (2010)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2010)
1.850
2011 -- 40.000.000 42.000
30.000 - Basic. The Flint mines of Spiennes (2011)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flint mines of Spiennes with a colored medal (2011)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2011)
1.850
2012 -- 42.500.000 32.000
20.000 - Basic. The Plantin Moretus museum (2012)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Plantin Moretus museum with a colored medal (2012)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2012)
1.850
2013 -- --- 24.500
15.000 - Basic. The major mining sites of Wallonia (2013)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2013)
2.000 - Commemorative. The major mining sites of Wallonia with a colored medal (2013)
1.000
From 2014 until now

The coins show the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- --- 97.500
83.000 - Basic. King Philip of Belgium (2014)
10.000 - Benelux Issue. Benelux issue. (2014)
4.500 - Commemorative. Horse fishing (2014)
3.000
2015 -- --- 45.000
30.000 - Basic. Waterloo (2015)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2015)
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
1.250
2016 -- --- 45.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2016)
1.000
2017 -- --- 27.500
20.000 - Basic (2017)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2017)
1.000
2018 -- --- --- 750
2019 -- 21.000.000 --- ---

Belgium 50 cents

From 1999 until 2007

King Albert II in the inner part of the coin, while the royal monogram a capital "A" underneath a crown among 12 stars, symbolising Europe, as well as the year of issuance appear in the outer part.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
1999 -- 197.000.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 1999 Triple issue (1999)
15.000
2000 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2000 Triple issue (2000)
15.000
2001 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2001 Triple issue (2001)
15.000
2002 -- 50.019.648 140.000
100.000 - Basic. 700 years of the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Road World Championship Racing 2002 (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Goodbye Franc, walcome to the Euro (2002)
15.000
2003 -- --- 185.000
100.000 - Basic. 50 years of Television (2003)
50.000 - Benelux Issue (2003)
15.000 - Commemorative. 100 years of the Ford Motor Company (2003)
10.000 - Baby (2003)
10.000 - Weddings (2003)
15.000
2004 -- 15.000.000 92.000
60.000 - Basic. 140 years of the Red Cross (2004)
2.000 - Commemorative. 140 years of the Red Cross with a colored medal (2004)
20.000 - Benelux Issue (2004)
5.000 - Weddings (2004)
5.000 - Baby (2004)
15.000
2005 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Grand Place (2005)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Grand Place with a colored medal (2005)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2005)
3.000
2006 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Flemish Béguinages (2006)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flemish Béguinages with a colored medal (2006)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2006)
3.000
2007 -- 5.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal (2007)
2.000 - Commemorative. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal with a colored medal (2007)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2007)
3.000
From 2008 until 2008

Slightly modified design in order to comply with the European Commission's guidelines. The coins of the second series also show King Albert II, but the royal monogram and the year of issuance now appear in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- 25.000.000 40.500
25.000 - Basic. The belfries (2008)
1.000 - Guest of Honour. Dag van de Munt (2008)
2.000 - Commemorative. The belfries with a colored medal (2008)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2008)
2.500
From 2009 until 2013

Again a slightly modified design in order to reuse the original effigy of King Albert II as of year 2007 and not the one used on 2008. The coins of the third series also show King Albert II, the royal monogram and the year of issuance in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 30.000.000 39.500
25.000 - Basic. The Tournai Cathedral (2009)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Tournai Cathedral with a colored medal (2009)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2009)
1.500
2010 -- --- 42.000
2.000 - Commemorative. The historic centre of Bruges with a colored medal (2010)
30.000 - Basic. The historic centre of Bruges (2010)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2010)
1.850
2011 -- 15.000.000 42.000
30.000 - Basic. The Flint mines of Spiennes (2011)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flint mines of Spiennes with a colored medal (2011)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2011)
1.850
2012 -- 30.000.000 32.000
20.000 - Basic. The Plantin Moretus museum (2012)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Plantin Moretus museum with a colored medal (2012)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2012)
1.850
2013 -- --- 24.500
15.000 - Basic. The major mining sites of Wallonia (2013)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2013)
2.000 - Commemorative. The major mining sites of Wallonia with a colored medal (2013)
1.000
From 2014 until now

The coins show the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 10.000.000 97.500
83.000 - Basic. King Philip of Belgium (2014)
10.000 - Benelux Issue. Benelux issue. (2014)
4.500 - Commemorative. Horse fishing (2014)
3.000
2015 -- 17.000.000 45.000
30.000 - Basic. Waterloo (2015)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2015)
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
1.250
2016 -- 2.000.000 45.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2016)
1.000
2017 -- 5.000.000 27.500
20.000 - Basic (2017)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2017)
1.000
2018 -- --- --- 750
2019 -- 12.000.000 --- ---

Belgium 1 euro

From 1999 until 2007

King Albert II in the inner part of the coin, while the royal monogram a capital "A" underneath a crown among 12 stars, symbolising Europe, as well as the year of issuance appear in the outer part.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
1999 -- 160.000.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 1999 Triple issue (1999)
15.000
2000 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2000 Triple issue (2000)
15.000
2001 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2001 Triple issue (2001)
15.000
2002 -- 84.526.660 140.000
100.000 - Basic. 700 years of the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Road World Championship Racing 2002 (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Goodbye Franc, walcome to the Euro (2002)
15.000
2003 -- 6.000.000 185.000
100.000 - Basic. 50 years of Television (2003)
50.000 - Benelux Issue (2003)
15.000 - Commemorative. 100 years of the Ford Motor Company (2003)
10.000 - Baby (2003)
10.000 - Weddings (2003)
15.000
2004 -- 15.000.000 92.000
60.000 - Basic. 140 years of the Red Cross (2004)
2.000 - Commemorative. 140 years of the Red Cross with a colored medal (2004)
20.000 - Benelux Issue (2004)
5.000 - Weddings (2004)
5.000 - Baby (2004)
15.000
2005 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Grand Place (2005)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Grand Place with a colored medal (2005)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2005)
3.000
2006 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Flemish Béguinages (2006)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flemish Béguinages with a colored medal (2006)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2006)
3.000
2007 -- --- 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal (2007)
2.000 - Commemorative. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal with a colored medal (2007)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2007)
3.000
From 2008 until 2008

Slightly modified design in order to comply with the European Commission's guidelines. The coins of the second series also show King Albert II, but the royal monogram and the year of issuance now appear in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- 5.000.000 40.500
25.000 - Basic. The belfries (2008)
1.000 - Guest of Honour. Dag van de Munt (2008)
2.000 - Commemorative. The belfries with a colored medal (2008)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2008)
2.500
From 2009 until 2013

Again a slightly modified design in order to reuse the original effigy of King Albert II as of year 2007 and not the one used on 2008. The coins of the third series also show King Albert II, the royal monogram and the year of issuance in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 10.000.000 39.500
25.000 - Basic. The Tournai Cathedral (2009)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Tournai Cathedral with a colored medal (2009)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2009)
1.500
2010 -- --- 42.000
2.000 - Commemorative. The historic centre of Bruges with a colored medal (2010)
30.000 - Basic. The historic centre of Bruges (2010)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2010)
1.850
2011 -- 15.000.000 42.000
30.000 - Basic. The Flint mines of Spiennes (2011)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flint mines of Spiennes with a colored medal (2011)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2011)
1.850
2012 -- 10.000.000 32.000
20.000 - Basic. The Plantin Moretus museum (2012)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Plantin Moretus museum with a colored medal (2012)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2012)
1.850
2013 -- --- 24.500
15.000 - Basic. The major mining sites of Wallonia (2013)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2013)
2.000 - Commemorative. The major mining sites of Wallonia with a colored medal (2013)
1.000
From 2014 until now

The coins show the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- --- 97.500
83.000 - Basic. King Philip of Belgium (2014)
10.000 - Benelux Issue. Benelux issue. (2014)
4.500 - Commemorative. Horse fishing (2014)
3.000
2015 -- --- 45.000
30.000 - Basic. Waterloo (2015)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2015)
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
1.250
2016 -- --- 45.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2016)
1.000
2017 -- --- 27.500
20.000 - Basic (2017)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2017)
1.000
2018 -- --- --- 750
2019 -- --- --- ---

Belgium 2 euros

From 1999 until 2007

King Albert II in the inner part of the coin, while the royal monogram a capital "A" underneath a crown among 12 stars, symbolising Europe, as well as the year of issuance appear in the outer part.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
1999 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 1999 Triple issue (1999)
---
2000 -- 120.000.000 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2000 Triple issue (2000)
15.000
2001 -- --- 40.000
40.000 - Basic. 2001 Triple issue (2001)
15.000
2002 -- 50.000.000 140.000
100.000 - Basic. 700 years of the Battle of the Golden Spurs (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Road World Championship Racing 2002 (2002)
20.000 - Commemorative. Goodbye Franc, walcome to the Euro (2002)
15.000
2003 -- 30.030.404 185.000
100.000 - Basic. 50 years of Television (2003)
50.000 - Benelux Issue (2003)
15.000 - Commemorative. 100 years of the Ford Motor Company (2003)
10.000 - Baby (2003)
10.000 - Weddings (2003)
15.000
2004 -- 60.000.000 92.000
60.000 - Basic. 140 years of the Red Cross (2004)
2.000 - Commemorative. 140 years of the Red Cross with a colored medal (2004)
20.000 - Benelux Issue (2004)
5.000 - Weddings (2004)
5.000 - Baby (2004)
15.000
2005 -- 10.500.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Grand Place (2005)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Grand Place with a colored medal (2005)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2005)
3.000
2006 -- 20.000.000 55.000
38.000 - Basic. The Flemish Béguinages (2006)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flemish Béguinages with a colored medal (2006)
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2006)
3.000
2007 -- 35.000.000 40.000
38.000 - Basic. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal (2007)
2.000 - Commemorative. The boat elevators from the Centre Canal with a colored medal (2007)
3.000
From 2008 until 2008

Slightly modified design in order to comply with the European Commission's guidelines. The coins of the second series also show King Albert II, but the royal monogram and the year of issuance now appear in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- 25.000.000 40.500
25.000 - Basic. The belfries (2008)
1.000 - Guest of Honour. Dag van de Munt (2008)
2.000 - Commemorative. The belfries with a colored medal (2008)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2008)
2.500
From 2009 until 2013

Again a slightly modified design in order to reuse the original effigy of King Albert II as of year 2007 and not the one used on 2008. The coins of the third series also show King Albert II, the royal monogram and the year of issuance in the inner part of the coin, as do the mint marks and the country code for Belgium, "BE".

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 5.000.000 39.500
25.000 - Basic. The Tournai Cathedral (2009)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Tournai Cathedral with a colored medal (2009)
12.500 - Benelux Issue (2009)
1.500
2010 -- 15.000.000 42.000
2.000 - Commemorative. The historic centre of Bruges with a colored medal (2010)
30.000 - Basic. The historic centre of Bruges (2010)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2010)
1.850
2011 -- 32.000.000 42.000
30.000 - Basic. The Flint mines of Spiennes (2011)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Flint mines of Spiennes with a colored medal (2011)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2011)
1.850
2012 -- --- 22.000
20.000 - Basic. The Plantin Moretus museum (2012)
2.000 - Commemorative. The Plantin Moretus museum with a colored medal (2012)
1.850
2013 -- --- 24.500
15.000 - Basic. The major mining sites of Wallonia (2013)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2013)
2.000 - Commemorative. The major mining sites of Wallonia with a colored medal (2013)
1.000
From 2014 until now

The coins show the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country "BE" and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- --- 97.500
83.000 - Basic. King Philip of Belgium (2014)
10.000 - Benelux Issue. Benelux issue. (2014)
4.500 - Commemorative. Horse fishing (2014)
3.000
2015 -- --- 45.000
30.000 - Basic. Waterloo (2015)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2015)
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
1.250
2016 -- --- 45.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2016)
1.000
2017 -- --- 27.500
20.000 - Basic (2017)
7.500 - Benelux Issue (2017)
1.000
2018 -- --- --- 750
2019 -- 3.200.000 --- ---

Belgium 2 euros commemorative

2005 - Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union

The coin shows the effigies of His Majesty Albert II, King of the Belgians, and His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri, and commemorates the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2005 -- 6.000.000 20.000
20.000 - 2 euros. Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union (2005)
3.000

2006 - Atomium

The coin shows an image of the Atomium and commemorates its reopening to the public after restoration was completed in 2006.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2006 -- 5.000.000 20.000
20.000 - 2 euros. Atomium (2006)
3.000

2007 - 50th anniversary of signing of the Treaty of Rome

Common issue

The coin shows the treaty with the signatures of the six founding countries on a background evoking the paving – designed by Michelangelo – of the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, where the Treaty was signed on 25 March 1957, giving birth to the modern-day European Union.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2007 -- 5.000.000 35.000
15.000 - Benelux Issue (2007)
20.000 - 2 euros. 50th anniversary of signing of the Treaty of Rome (2007)
5.000

2008 - 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The coin commemorates the 60-year anniversary of the adoption, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – the first universal statement on the basic principles of inalienable human rights. It reproduces the United Nations logo for the anniversary campaign, which depicts a human shape standing with outstretched arms. The icon represents liberation and equality and is set on a solid rectangle, a symbol of the foundation stone of human rights, bearing the figure ‘60’. The name of the country in its three official languages is inscribed in a semi-circle below the logo: ‘BELGIË – BELGIQUE – BELGIEN’.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- 5.000.000 12.000
12.000 - 2 euros. 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (2008)
6.000

2009 - Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro

Common issue

The centre of the coin shows a stylised human figure whose left arm is prolonged by the euro symbol. The initials ΓΣ of the artist appear below the euro symbol. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 1999-2009 and the acronym EMU translated into the national language(s) appear at the bottom.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 5.000.000 6.000
6.000 - 2 euros. Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro (2009)
6.000

2009 - 200th anniversary of Louis Braille's birth

The coin features a portrait of Louis Braille, the inventor of braille, a world-wide system used by blind and visually impaired people for reading and writing.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 5.000.000 6.000
6.000 - 2 euros. 200th anniversary of Louis Braille's birth (2009)
7.500

2010 - Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2010

This 2 euro commemorative coin to be issued by Belgium celebrates the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2010.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2010 -- 5.000.000 6.000
6.000 - 2 euros. Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2010 (2010)
6.000

2011 - 100th anniversary of the International Women's Day

The coin commemorates the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, which is celebrated on 8 March as a major day of global celebration of women. The inner part of the coin depicts the effigies of Isala Van Diest, the first female Belgian medical doctor, and of Marie Popelin, the first female Belgian lawyer. Their names and professional symbols are shown underneath on either side of the year 2011. Above their effigies, the Mint master mark and the mintmark are shown on either side of the reference to their nationality "BE". The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European Union flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2011 -- 5.000.000 6.000
6.000 - 2 euros. 100th anniversary of the International Women's Day (2011)
7.500

2012 - 10 years of the Euro

Common issue

The Euro-sign in the centre of the coin shows that the Euro has become an element of particular importance in Europe as well all over the world as the Euro evolved to a global player in the international monetary system in the last 10 years. The design elements around the Euro-symbol on the coin express the importance of the Euro to the people, to the financial world (ECB tower), to trading (ships), to industry (factories), to the energy sector and research and development (wind power stations). The initials AH of the artist appear under the image of the ECB tower. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 2002-2012 appears at the bottom.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2012 -- 5.000.000 16.000
10.000 - Benelux Issue (2012)
6.000 - 2 euros. 10 years of the Euro (2012)
7.000

2012 - The 75th anniversary of Queen Elisabeth Competition

The inner part of the coin features the emblem of Queen Elisabeth Competition on the effigy of Queen Elizabeth, in left profile, flanked by the Mintmaster mark at the left and the mint mark at the right, the latter representing a helmeted head of the Archangel Michael. On top of the effigy the years 1937-2012 and below the inscription "QUEEN ELISABETH COMPETITION." At the right hand side of the effigy the indication of the issuing country "BE". The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2012 -- 5.000.000 6.000
6.000 - 2 euros. The 75th anniversary of Queen Elisabeth Competition (2012)
7.000

2013 - 100th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Meteorological Institute

The obverse of the coin displays in its centre the number 100 with the first zero encircling the abbreviations ‘KMI’ and ‘IRM’ and the second zero representing a sun. Isobars, raindrops and snowflakes are depicted to the left of the sun. The year ‘2013’ is displayed in the upper rays of the sun and the nationality ‘BE’ is indicated in the lower rays. The mark of the mint master and the mark of the Brussels mint, a helmeted profile of the Archangel Michael, are displayed under the ‘1’ of the number ‘100’.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2013 -- 2.000.000 5.000
5.000 - 2 euros. 100th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Meteorological Institute (2013)
5.000

2014 - 100 Years since the Beginning of World War I

The coin’s central field depicts a poppy above the years 2014-18. Below these years appears the inscription ‘The Great War Centenary’, under which are the signature mark of the Master of the Mint and the mark of the Brussels mint, a helmeted profile of the archangel Michael. The top of the central field features the trilingual inscription ‘BELGIE - BELGIQUE - BELGIEN’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 1.738.000 6.000
6.000 - 2 euros. 100 Years since the Beginning of World War I (2014)
6.000

2014 - 150 Years Belgium Red Cross

The inner part of the coin features a cross with the number '150' in its centre. The vertical and horizontal bars of the cross bear the words 'Rode Kruis' and 'Croix Rouge' respectively. The cross is surrounded by the mark of the Brussels mint (a helmeted profile of the archangel Michael), the signature mark of the Master of the Mint, the year 2014, and the country code 'BE'.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 50.000 225.000
225.000 - Coin card. 150 Years Belgium Red Cross (2014)
12.500

2015 - European Year for Development

The inner part of the coin depicts a hand holding a globe of the Earth with a plant in the foreground. The inscription ‘2015 EUROPEAN YEAR FOR DEVELOPMENT’ features in an arc above the globe. The country code ‘BE’ appears beneath the hand while the signature mark of the Master of the Mint and the mark of the Brussels mint, a helmeted profile of the archangel Michael, are to its left.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2015 -- --- 235.000
235.000 - Coin card. European Year for Development (2015)
15.000

2015 - 30th Anniversary of the Flag of Europe

Common issue

Twelve stars that morph into human figures are embracing the birth of a new Europe. The design shows the EU flag as a symbol that unites people and cultures with shared visions and ideals for a better common future.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2015 -- 400.000 5.000
5.000 - Commemorative. Mons. European capital of culture (2015)
7.500

2016 - Olympic Games

The inner part of the coin depicts, from top to bottom, a stylised figure, the five Olympic rings and the inscription ‘TEAM BELGIUM’. The year 2016 is written on the left-hand side of the coin. The country code ‘BE’ appears on the right-hand side of the coin, between the mark of the Brussels mint, a helmeted profile of the archangel Michael, and the signature mark of the Master of the Mint.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2016 -- --- 360.000
35.000 - Basic. Olympic Games (2016)
325.000 - Coin card. Olympic Games (2016)
15.000

2016 - International Missing Children's Day

The inner part of the coin displays in its centre the face of a child surrounded by the words MISSING-DISPARU-VERMIST" "WWW.CHILD FOCUS.BE" and the trilingual indication of nationality "BELGIQUE-BELGIE-BELGIEN" followed by the year 2016. The mark of the Brussels mint, a helmeted profile of the archangel Michael and the signature mark of the Master of the Mint appear to the left and right respectively of the face.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2016 -- 1.000.000 10.000
10.000 - 2 euros. International Missing Children's Day (2016)
10.000

2017 - 200th anniversary of the University of Liège

The inner part of the piece represents the logo of the University of Liege, with the dates 1817 - 2017 below, surrounded by the inscription 200 ANS UNIVERSITE DE LIEGE – 200 YEARS UNIVERSITY OF LIEGE and the country indication BE. The mintmark of Brussels, a helmeted head of the Archangel Michael and the mint directors' mintmark, the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele, are located respectively on the right and left of the country indication. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2017 -- --- 195.000
20.000 - Basic (2017)
87.500 - Coin card. 200 years University of Liège (2017)
87.500 - Coin card. 200 years University of Liège (2017)
5.000

2017 - 200th anniversary of the Ghent University

The inner part of the piece represents the logo of the Ghent University, with the dates 1817 - 2017 below, surrounded by the inscription 200 JAAR UNIVERSITEIT GENT – 200 YEARS GHENT UNIVERSITY and the country indication BE. The mintmark of Brussels, a helmeted head of the Archangel Michael and the mint directors’ mintmark, the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele, are located respectively on the right and left of the country indication. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2017 -- --- 220.000
20.000 - Basic (2017)
100.000 - Coin card. 200 years Ghent University (2017)
100.000 - Coin card. 200 years Ghent University (2017)
5.000

2018 - 50th anniversary of May 1968 events in Belgium

The design represents students with a pamphlet and flag in their hands and refers to student demonstrations that took place in Belgium in connection with the sociocultural changes of May 1968. It was an important national event that shaped Belgium’s national politics and influenced subsequent Government reforms, now 50 years ago. The mintmark of Utrecht (the Mercury’s wand) is located on the left together with the Belgian mint master mark (the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele). The year mark 2018 and the country code BE are located at the left as well, just like the initials LL of the designer of the coin, Mr Luc Luycx. An auditorium marks the back, which is a reference to students. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2018 -- --- 250.000
125.000 - Coin card. 50th anniversary of May 1968 events in Belgium (2018)
125.000 - Coin card. 50th anniversary of May 1968 events in Belgium (2018)
7.500

2018 - 50 years since the launch of European satellite ESRO 2B

The design shows the ESRO 2B satellite, the first successful satellite of the European Space Research Organization and launched in May 1968.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2018 -- --- 250.000
125.000 - Coin card. 50 years since the launch of European satellite ESRO 2B (2018)
125.000 - Coin card. 50 years since the launch of European satellite ESRO 2B (2018)
7.500

2019 - 450 years since the death of Pieter Bruegel the Elder

The inner part of the piece depicts the portrait of the famous Belgian artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder, together with a painting on an easel. Above this, you can find the name P. BRUEGEL, the years 1569, with a subtle obelisk referring to the year of death, and 2019, the year of issuance. As the Royal Dutch Mint will strike the coins, the mintmark of Utrecht, a mercury staff is located on the left together with the Belgian mint director mintmark, the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele, the country code BE. The initials LL referring to the designer of the coin, Mr Luc Luycx, are located on the right. Finally, around the edge of the inner part small dots form a circle. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2019 -- ??? ??? ???

2019 - 25 years since the creation of the European Monetary Institute

The inner part of the piece depicts the portrait Alexandre Lamfalussy, the first president of the EMI, on the right with his name below. On the left-hand side, the abbreviation EMI stands central with the year 1994 above, referring to date of the establishment of the Institute and the designation of Lamfalussy as its first president. Below ‘EMI’, several coins are depicted falling on each other with the inscription €, ‘ECU’ and ‘BEF’ from top to bottom. Given the fact that this is a Belgian issuance, we have chosen for ‘BEF’, the abbreviation of our former national currency. The purpose of this representation is to symbolise the transition of the national currencies to an European single currency, the euro as the EMI’s main focus was on establishing the European System of Central Banks, including the ECB and the new currency On the upper part of the left side of the coin is an inscription ‘European Monetary Institute’. As the Royal Dutch Mint will strike the coins, the mintmark of Utrecht, a mercury staff is located on the left with the Belgian mint director mintmark, the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele. The country code BE and the year mark 2019 are located on the bottom. The initials LL referring to the designer of the coin, Mr Luc Luycx, are inscribed on the right. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2019 -- ??? ??? ???