Coin Type Specifications
Region: Switzerland
Denomination: 5R
Diameter: 17.15 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Copper [75%] 1.5 (g)
Nickel [25%] 0.5 (g)
Total Mass: 2 (g)

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This section of Obscure Finds Numismatic Collection is made up of coins from the Switzerland region and specializes in 1879-1980 - Swiss Franc - 5 Rappen coins from coin category 5 Rappen . If you are looking for coin facts, numismatic data or simple melt value composition of the Switzerland - 1879-1980 - Swiss Franc - 5 Rappen coin, you can find it here at Obscure Finds.

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Coin Type Coins
1879-1980 - Swiss Franc - 5 Rappen Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 1 Coins
Copper : 1.5 Grams
Nickel : 0.5 Grams
Total Mass : 2 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 1.5 g $0.007
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 0.5 g $0.005
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.012
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins: $0.012
- Precious Metal prices updated on 06-24-2017
1 Example Coins Found...

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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: 1879-1980
Mint Marks: None, B
Denomination: 5R
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:
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.

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Coins in Circulation: 5 Rappen
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: 5 Rappen
Alloy: copper 75% / nickel 25%
Diameter: 17.15 mm
Weight: 2.00 g
Coin edge: Smooth

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

Value: 5 Rappen
Edge: Plain
Obverse: Libertas head (often misinterpreted as Helvetia)
Reverse: Value

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5 Rappen
Source: en.numista.com

KM# 26
Features
Country Switzerland
Years 1879-1980
Value 5 Centimes / Rappen / Centesimi (0.05 CHF)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 2 g
Diameter 17.15 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Engraver K. F. Voigt (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-1984

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