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10 Francs 6th series

10 Francs (6th series) -  obverse10 Francs (6th series) -  reverse

© BNS / SNB

Features

Country Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1979-1992
Value 10 francs
10 CHF = 11 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 137 × 66 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 53
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

The portrait of the mathematician Leonhard Euler after a painting by Emanuel Handmann from 1753. To left: the representation of the ideal profile of a gear wheel. Below: diagrams that Euler used to represent logical inferences. On the left: in the text field, a relief point as Blind code.

Lettering:
SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK
BANCA NAZIUNALA SVIZRA

10
Leonard Euler
1707-1783

Zehn Franken
Diesch Francs

10

Designers: Ernst Hiestand, Ursula Hiestand

Reverse

Representation of the water turbine designed by Euler. On the right side: the diagram of the path of a beam through a system of lenses. Below: a schematic of the solar system, made up "Letters to a German Princess".

Lettering:
BANQUE NATIONALE SUISSE
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA

Le président
du Conseil

Un membre de la
direction générale

10
Dix Francs
Dieci Franchi

E+U Hiestand ©️ Banque Nationale Suisse Orell Füssli Arts Graphiques S.A Zurich

Designers: Ernst Hiestand, Ursula Hiestand

Comments

Print: Art. Institut Orell Füssli AG, Zürich; Offset and gravure printing on cotton fibre paper from the company "Sihl".

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1979)  Specimen; Series no. 00A0000000; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Leo Schürmann
1979  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1979  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Leo Schürmann
1979  51,000,000 Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1980  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1980  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Leo Schürmann
1980  30,000,000 Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1981  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Markus Lusser
1981  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1981  21,000,000 Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1982  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1982  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Markus Lusser
1982  36,000,000 Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1983  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Markus Lusser
1983  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1983  30,000,000 Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1986  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Hans Meyer
1986  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Markus Lusser
1986  60,000,000 Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1987  Print numbers included above; Signatures: François Schaller, Dr. Hans Meyer
1987  Print numbers included above; Signatures: François Schaller, Dr. Markus Lusser
1987  53,160,000 Signatures: FrançoisSchaller, Pierre Languetin
1990  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Peter Gerber, Dr. Hans Meyer
1990  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Peter Gerber, Jean Zwahlen (long signature, 18mm)
1990  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Peter Gerber, Jean Zwahlen (short signature, 15mm)
1990  60,000,000 Signatures: Peter Gerber, Dr. Markus Lusser
1991  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Peter Gerber, Dr. Hans Meyer
1991  Print numbers included above; Signatures: Peter Gerber, Jean Zwahlen
1991  39,990,000 Signatures: Peter Gerber, Dr. Markus Lusser
1992  Signatures: Peter Gerber, Dr. Hans Meyer
1992  Signatures: Peter Gerber, Dr. Markus Lusser
1992  Signatures: Peter Gerber, Jean Zwahlen

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