Coin Type Specifications
Region: Switzerland
Denomination: 20R
Diameter: 21.05 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Copper [75%] 3 (g)
Nickel [25%] 1 (g)
Total Mass: 4 (g)

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1939-2013 - Swiss Franc - 20 Rappen Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 8 Coins
Copper : 24 Grams
Nickel : 8 Grams
Total Mass : 32 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 3 g $0.014
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 1 g $0.010
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.024
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 8 Coins: $0.19
- Precious Metal prices updated on 06-05-2023
8 Example Coins Found...


Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 1939-2013
Mint Marks: None, B
Denomination: 20R
Obverse Design: The portrait in right profile of a feminine allegory of Liberty, with a crown bearing the word "LIBERTAS" (freedom), is surrounded with the inscription "CONFŒDERATIO HELVETICA" (Swiss Confederation)
Obverse Designer: Karl Schwenzer
Reverse Design: Value within wreath Lettering: 20 Mint Mark Below
Reverse Designer: Karl Friedrich Voigt
1939-2013 - Swiss Franc - 20 Rappen

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.


Coins in Circulation: 20 Rappen

Coinage is the responsibility of the Swiss Confederation, on whose behalf swissmint (, 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: 20 Rappen
Alloy: copper 75% / nickel 25%
Diameter: 21.05 mm
Weight: 4.00 g
Thickness: 1.65 mm
Coin edge: Smooth


Coins of the Swiss franc

Value: 20 Rappen
Diameter: 21.05 mm
Thickness: 1.45 mm
Mass: 4g
Composition: 75% Cu, 25% Ni
Edge: Plain
Obverse: Libertas head (often misinterpreted as Helvetia)
Reverse: Value


20 Rappen

KM# 29a
Country Switzerland
Years 1939-2013
Value 20 Centimes / Rappen / Centesimi
0.2 CHF = 0.20 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 4 g
Diameter 21.05 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Engraver K. F. Voigt (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

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