Coin Specifications

Region: Switzerland  
Denomination: 1/2Fr  
Diameter: 18.20 (mm)  

Coin Metal Composition:

Copper [75%] 1.65 (g)
Nickel [25%] 0.55 (g)
Total Mass: 2.2 (g)

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1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - Half Franken

Switzerland 1969 Half Franc Coin Description

Switzerland 1969 B Half Franc ( 1/2Fr ) - Obverse
OBVERSE
Obverse
Switzerland 1969 B Half Franc ( 1/2Fr ) - Reverse
REVERSE
Reverse



COIN DESCRIPTION
Coin Mass: 2.2 GRAMS    [View Coin Metal Melt Value]
Diameter: 18.20 (mm)
Mint Year: 1969
Mint Mark: B
Coin Name: Half Franc
Coin Rating:
Rated 0 out of 70 with 1 Verifications
Verified By:
Rating Value: 0
Obscure Finds Coin Collection (OFCC) has reviewed this item ( OFCC Coin ID:204.985 Switzerland 1969 B 1/2Fr ) and has given the item a grade of UNGRADED with serial number of: | OFCC:204.985
Coin Grade:
OFCC - UNGRADED
Grade Serial:
OFCC Serial: 204.985
Face Value:
( Switzerland)
0.50
Attributes:
Coin Notes:
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Coin Type Description:

This information is compiled/referenced data from around the web. Linked references within.
COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1968-1981
Mint Marks: None, B
Denomination: 1/2Fr
Obverse Design: Helvetia, the female personification of Switzerland, wearing a toga, is holding a spear and is leaning on a Swiss shield. She is encircled by the 22 stars representing the 22 cantons in which the Confederation then consisted. Later, a 23rd star was added. Lettering: HELVETIA A. BOVY INCT
Obverse Designer:
Reverse Design: The Swiss escutcheon with flower wreathes and the facial value. Lettering: 1/2 Fr. YEAR MM
Reverse Designer: A. Bovy, A. Walch
1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - Half Franken

The Coins of the Swiss franc are the official coins used in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. There are coins of 5 cents (German: Rappen, French: centimes), 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents (1/2 franc), 1 franc, 2 francs and 5 francs. In the past, there were also coins of 1 and 2 cents.

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Coins in Circulation:1/2 Franc
Source: snb.ch

Coinage is the responsibility of the Swiss Confederation, on whose behalf swissmint (www.swissmint.ch), the official federal mint located in Berne, mints the coins. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is entrusted by the Confederation with putting the coins into circulation via its network of bank offices.

Coin: 1/2 Franc
Alloy: copper 75% / nickel 25%
Diameter: 18.20 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Thickness: 1.25 mm
Coin edge: Reeded

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Coins of the Swiss franc
Source: en.wikipedia.org

Value: 50 Rappen
Diameter: 18.20
Thickness: 1.25
Mass: 2.2 g
Composition: 75% Cu, 25% Ni
Edge: Milled
Obverse: Standing Helvetia
Reverse: Value

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1/2 Franken
Source: en.numista.com

KM# 23a
Features
Country Switzerland
Years 1968-2013
Value 1/2 Franc / Franken / Franco
0.5 CHF = 0.51 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 18.2 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Engraver A. Bovy d'après A. Walch (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

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1/2Fr 1969   B Switzerland
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