50 Francs 7th series, reserve banknote

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

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Country Switzerland
Issuing entity Swiss National Bank
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Years 1984-1985
Value 50 francs
50 CHF = 54 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 159 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 203322
Numista (https://numista.com)
References P# 62,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.
TBB# B345,
Owen W. Linzmayer; 2014. The Banknote Book / Volume 1. Abyssinia - French Sudan. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.
Richt/Kunz# RS12
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2003. Die Banknoten der Schweiz. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Series: 7th series


Olive-green and multicolor. Cherry tree branch. Konrad Gessner at right.

50 Fünfzig Franken

Der Präsident
des Bankrates

Ein Mitglied
des Direktoriums

Konrad Gessner 1516-1565

50 Schweizerische Nationalbank
50 Banca Naziunala Svizra
50 Tschuncanta Francs

Engraver: Pierre Schopfer

Designers: Roger Pfund , Elisabeth Pfund

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


Eagle, animals.

50 Cinquanta Franchi
Banque Nationale Suisse 50
Banca Nazionale Svizzera 50

R+E Pfund

©️ Banque Nationale Suisse
Orell Füssli Arts Graphiques SA Zurich

50 Cinquante Francs

Engraver: Pierre Schopfer

Designers: Roger Pfund , Elisabeth Pfund

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


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


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

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

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