Coin Type Specifications
Region: Switzerland
Denomination: 1Fr
Diameter: 23.2 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Copper [75%] 3.3 (g)
Nickel [25%] 1.1 (g)
Total Mass: 4.4 (g)

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This section of Obscure Finds Numismatic Collection is made up of coins from the Switzerland region and specializes in 1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - 1 Franken coins from coin category 1 Franc . If you are looking for coin facts, numismatic data or simple melt value composition of the Switzerland - 1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - 1 Franken coin, you can find it here at Obscure Finds.

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Coin Type Coins
1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - 1 Franken Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 1 Coins
Copper : 3.3 Grams
Nickel : 1.1 Grams
Total Mass : 4.4 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 3.3 g $0.015
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 1.1 g $0.011
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.026
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins: $0.026
- Precious Metal prices updated on 09-26-2017
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Coin Type Description
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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1968-1981
Mint Marks: None, B
Denomination: 1Fr
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.
Obverse Designer:
Reverse Design: Value and year within wreath Lettering: 1 Fr. YEAR MM
Reverse Designer: A. Bovy, A. Walch
1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - 1 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 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 Franc
Alloy: copper 75% / nickel 25%
Diameter: 23.20 mm
Weight: 4.40 g
Thickness: 1.55 mm
Coin edge: Milled

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

Value: 1 Franc
Diameter: 23.2 mm
Thickness: 2.35 mm
Mass: 4.4 g
Composition: 75% Cu, 25% Ni
Edge: Milled
Obverse: Standing Helvetia
Reverse: Value

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1 Franken
Source: en.numista.com

KM# 24a
Features
Country Switzerland
Years 1968-2014
Value 1 Franc / Franken / Franco
1 CHF = 1.02 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 4.4 g
Diameter 23.2 mm
Thickness 1.46 mm
Engraver A. Bovy a design from A. Walch (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓

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