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50 Francs

Features

Country Canton of Geneva
(Swiss cantons)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1889-1906
Value 50 francs (50)
Currency Franc (1838-1848)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

Date, value, issuer and signatures inside an ornamental frame with an oval wreath of grapevines with grapes. Cartouche with value above and below. On the left: standing and draped Libertas (Roman goddess and personification of Liberty) wearing diadem and holding shield facing right. On the right: kneeling child supporting cartouche with value.

Lettering:
LA
BANQUE DU COMMERCE
payera à vue, au porteur,
CINQUANTE FRANCS
en espèces, ayant cours legal,
GENEVE 12 Septembre 1898

UN ADMINISTRATEUR

LE DIRECTEUR

Reverse

Three connected decorative frames; the value in three languages: French, German and Italian inside the middle frame. Head of Hermes looking inward in each of the external round frames. Cartouche with value in each corner.

Lettering:
CINQUANTE FRANCS
FÜNFZIG FRANKEN
CINQUANTA FRANCHI

50 50 50 50

Comments

Richter/Kunzmann K52

Sold by SINCONA AG, Auction 5, 23 May 2012, Lot 82 for 5,000 CHF.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1889  18 November 1889
1892  17 October 1892
1893  30 October 1893
1896  7 December 1896
1898  12 September 1898
1900  15 October 1900
1901  25 March 1901
1902  10 January 1902
1902  22 September 1902
1903  31 August 1903
1906  26 March 1906

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