10 Francs 8th series

Features

Country Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1995-2013
Value 10 Francs
10 CHF = 11 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper (cotton lint)
Size 126 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 66,
  • 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.
P# 67,
  • 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# B349
  • 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 .

Obverse

Brown-orange, dark brown and blue on multicolor
underprint. Architect Le Corbusier (Charles Édouard Jeanneret-Gris) at upper left and bottom center. Vertical format.

Lettering:
10

Le Corbusier 1887-1965

Les billets de banques sont
protégés par le droit pénal.
Le banconote sono
protette dal diritto penale.

10

Dix Francs
Dieci Franchi

BANQUE NATIONALE SUISSE
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA

Designer: Jörg Zintzmeyer

Reverse

"Modulor" measuring system and buildings in Chandigarh designed by Le Corbusier. Vertical format.

Lettering:
10

Der Präsident
des Banknotes
Ein Mitglied
des Direktoriums

10
Banknoten sind
strafrechtlich geschützt.
Las bancnotas èn
protegias dal dretg penal.

Zehn Franken
Diesch Francs

SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK
BANCA NAZIUNALA SVIZRA

Jörg Zintzmeyer Orell Füssli Arts Graphiques SA Zurich Banque nationale suisse

Designer: Jörg Zintzmeyer

Watermark

Le Corbusier

Signatures

Jakob Schönenberger (JSc) President of the Bank Council
Markus Lusser (ML¹) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
Hans Meyer (HM²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Jean Zwahlen (JZ) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
Hans Meyer (HM³) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
Eduard Belser (EBe) President of the Bank Council
Jean-Pierre Roth (JPR²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Bruno Gehrig (BGe) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
Hansueli Raggenbass (HR) President, the Bank Council
Jean-Pierre Roth (JPR¹) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
Niklaus Blattner (NB) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Philipp Hildebrand (PH) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
Thomas J. Jordan (TJ²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Jean-Pierre Danthine (JPD³) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
Jean Studer (JSt) President of the Bank Council
Thomas J. Jordan (TJ¹) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
Jean-Pierre Danthine (JPD²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Fritz Zurbrügg (FZ) 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 April 8, 1997.

P#67 : with microperforation "10" in position "D" of the small capital letters at the left edge on front.



P#66 : similar note without microperforation.

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1995  JSc, ML¹ 30% P#66a.65
1995  JSc, HM² 5% P#66a.66
1995  JSc, JZ 2% P#66a.67
1995  0% Specimen
1996  JSc, ML¹ 3% P#66b.65
1996  JSc, HM³ 1.2% P#66b.66
1996  JSc, JZ 1.2% P#66b.67
2000  EBe, HM³ 7% P#67c.70
2000  EBe, JPR² 4% P#67c.71
2000  EBe, BGe 6% P#67c.72
2002  0% Specimen
2006  HR, JPR¹ 5% P#67d.74
2006  HR, NB 5% P#67d.76
2006  HR, PH 4% P#67d.77
2008  HR, JPR¹ 1.8% P#67e.74
2008  HR, PH 1.8% P#67e.77
2008  HR, TJ² 7% P#67e.78
2010  HR, PH 2% P#67f.77
2010  HR, TJ² 0.6% P#67f.78
2010  HR, JPD³ 4% P#67f.79
2013  JSt, TJ¹ 7% P#67g.80
2013  JSt, JPD² 5% P#67g.81
2013  JSt, FZ 7% P#67g.82

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