50 Francs 7th series, reserve banknote

50 Francs (7th series, reserve banknote) -  obverse50 Francs (7th series, reserve banknote) -  reverse

© Public Domain (images courtesy of SNB)

Features

Country Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Years 1984-1985
Value 50 francs
50 CHF = 55 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 159 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 62,
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  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.
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Series: 7th series

Obverse

Olive-green and multicolor. Konrad Gessner at right.

Lettering:
50 Fünfzig Franken

Der Präsident
des Bankrates

Ein Mitglied
des Direktoriums

Konrad Gessner 1516-1565

50 Schweizerische Nationalbank

50
50 Banca Naziunala Svizra

50 Tschuncanta Francs

Engraver: Pierre Schopfer

Designers: Roger Pfund , Elisabeth Pfund

Roger Pfund (born 1943) is a Swiss graphic artist.

Reverse

Cherry tree branch, eagle, animals.

Lettering:
50 Cinquanta Franchi

Banque Nationale Suisse 50

50
Banca Nazionale Svizzera 50

50 Cinquante Francs

R+E Pfund

©️ Banque Nationale Suisse
Orell Füssli Arts Graphiques SA Zurich

Engraver: Pierre Schopfer

Designers: Roger Pfund , Elisabeth Pfund

Roger Pfund (born 1943) is a Swiss graphic artist.

Signatures

Edmund Wyss (EWy) President of the Bank Council
Markus Lusser (ML²) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
Pierre Languetin (PL¹) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich

Comments

The first two numbers to the left of the serial number indicate the year of printing.

See also

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC
1984  EWy, ML² Unissued
1985  EWy, PL¹ Unissued

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