Switzerland - 1879-1980 - Swiss Franc - 5 Rappen
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|1879-1980 - Swiss Franc - 5 Rappen Coin Composition|
|Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin:||$0.012|
|Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins:||$0.012|
|YEAR||IMG||COIN NAME||COIN GRADE|
|COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION|
|Coin Type:||1879-1980 - Swiss Franc - 5 Rappen|
|Mint Marks:||None, B|
|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)|
|Reverse Design:||Value within wreath Lettering: 5 Mint Mark Below|
|Reverse Designer:||P. Burkhard|
1939-2013 - Swiss Franc - 5 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: 5 Rappen
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: 5 Rappen
Alloy: copper 75% / nickel 25%
Diameter: 17.15 mm
Weight: 2.00 g
Coin edge: Smooth
Coins of the Swiss franc
Value: 5 Rappen
Obverse: Libertas head (often misinterpreted as Helvetia)
Value 5 Centimes / Rappen / Centesimi (0.05 CHF)
Weight 2 g
Diameter 17.15 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Engraver K. F. Voigt (reverse)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Precious Metals: packetizer
Base Metals Last Updated: 09-01-2016