Switzerland - 1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - Half Franken
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|1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - Half Franken Coin Composition|
|Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin:||$0.013|
|Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 2 Coins:||$0.026|
|YEAR||IMG||COIN NAME||COIN GRADE|
|1968 B||Half Franc||OFCC:UNGRADED|
|1969 B||Half Franc||OFCC:UNGRADED|
|COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION|
|Coin Type:||1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - Half Franken|
|Mint Marks:||None, B|
|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|
|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.
Coins in Circulation:1/2 Franc
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
Coins of the Swiss franc
Value: 50 Rappen
Mass: 2.2 g
Composition: 75% Cu, 25% Ni
Obverse: Standing Helvetia
Value 1/2 Franc / Franken / Franco
0.5 CHF = 0.51 USD
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 18.2 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Engraver A. Bovy d'après A. Walch (reverse)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Precious Metals: packetizer
Base Metals Last Updated: 09-01-2016