10 Francs 6th series

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

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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.
TBB# B337
  • Owen W. Linzmayer; 2014. The Banknote Book / Volume 1. Abyssinia - French Sudan. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781907427404 .
  • Owen W. Linzmayer; 2014. The Banknote Book / Volume 2. Gabon - Nicaragua. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781907427411 .
  • Owen W. Linzmayer; 2014. The Banknote Book / Volume 3. Nigeria - Zimbabwe. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781907427428 .

Series: 6th series

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

Watermark

Leonard Euler

Signatures

Edmund Wyss (EWy) President of the Bank Council
Leo Schürmann (LS²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Pierre Languetin (PL³) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
Fritz Leutwiler (FL) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
Pierre Languetin (PL²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Markus Lusser (ML³) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
Pierre Languetin (PL¹) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
Markus Lusser (ML²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Hans Meyer (HM¹) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
François Schaller (FSa) President of the Bank Council
Peter Gerber (PG) President of the Bank Council
Markus Lusser (ML¹) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
Jean Zwahlen (JZ) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
Hans Meyer (HM²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern

Comments

The first two numbers to the left of the serial number indicate the year of printing. The first note was introduced on November 5, 1979.

Signatures :

  • Jean Zwahlen (JZ) : Long signature (18mm)



  • Jean Zwahlen (JZ) : Short signature (15mm)

    [missing photo]

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1979)  EWy, LS² 8% P#53s, Specimen; Series no. 00A0000000
1979  EWy, LS² 51,000,000 4% P#53a.52
1979  EWy, PL³ 9% P#53a.53
1979  EWy, FL 6% P#53a.54
1980  EWy, LS² 30,000,000 0.9% P#53b.52
1980  EWy, PL³ 5% P#53b.53
1980  EWy, FL 1.7% P#53b.54
1981  EWy, PL² 21,000,000 0% P#53c.53
1981  EWy, FL 3% P#53c.54
1981  EWy, ML³ 0.9% P#53c.55
1982  EWy, PL² 36,000,000 5% P#53d.53
1982  EWy, FL 1.7% P#53d.54
1982  EWy, ML³ 0% P#53d.55
1983  EWy, PL² 30,000,000 0.9% P#53e.53
1983  EWy, FL 0.9% P#53e.54
1983  EWy, ML³ 0% P#53e.55
1986  EWy, PL¹ 60,000,000 10% P#53f.53
1986  EWy, ML² 4% P#53f.55
1986  EWy, HM¹ 5% P#53f.56
1987  FSa, ML² 53,160,000 4% P#53g.57
1987  FSa, PL¹ 9% P#53g.58
1987  FSa, HM¹ 1.7% P#53g.59
1990  PG, ML¹ 60,000,000 10% P#53h.61
1990  PG, JZ 3% P#53h.63, Short signature (15mm)
1990  PG, HM² 0% P#53h.64
1990  PG, JZ 6% P#53i.62, Long signature (18mm)
1991  PG, ML¹ 39,990,000 0% P#53j.61
1991  PG, JZ 1.7% P#53j.63, Short signature (15mm)
1991  PG, HM² 5% P#53j.64
1992  PG, ML¹ 0% P#53k.61
1992  PG, JZ 1.7% P#53k.62, Long signature (18mm)
1992  PG, HM² 0.9% P#53k.64

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