Switzerland - 1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - 5 Franken
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|1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - 5 Franken Coin Composition|
|Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin:||$0.079|
|Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins:||$0.079|
|YEAR||IMG||COIN NAME||COIN GRADE|
|COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION|
|Coin Type:||1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - 5 Franken|
|Mint Marks:||None, B|
|Obverse Design:||The portrait in right profile of a curly-haired herdsman, wearing a hooded shirt, often assimilated to William Tell, is surrounded with the inscription "CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA" (Swiss Confederation) Lettering: CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA P. BVRKHARD INCT|
|Reverse Design:||The Swiss escutcheon with flower wreathes and the facial value. The obverse and the reverse are struck head to tail until 1981 and in the same direction since 1982. Lettering: 5 FR. YEAR MM|
|Reverse Designer:||P. Burkhard|
1968-1981 - Swiss Franc - 5 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: 5 Francs
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 Francs
Alloy: copper 75% / nickel 25%
Diameter: 31.45 mm
Weight: 13.2 g
Thickness: 2.35 mm
Coin edge: lettered "DOMINUS PROVIDEBIT" + 13 stars
Coins of the Swiss franc
Value: 5 Francs
Mass: 13.2 g
Composition: 75% Cu, 25% Ni
Obverse: Alpine herdsman (often misinterpreted as William Tell)
Value 5 Francs / Franken / Francos
5 CHF = 5.11 USD
Weight 13.2 g
Diameter 31.3 mm
Thickness 2.33 mm
Engraver P. Burkhard (reverse)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge: Excuse lettering, with 13 stars: "DOMINUS PROVIDEBIT" (The Lord Will Provide).
Precious Metals: packetizer
Base Metals Last Updated: 09-01-2016