20 Francs 7th series, reserve banknote

20 Francs (7th series, reserve banknote) -  obverse20 Francs (7th series, reserve banknote) -  reverse

© Public Domain (images courtesy of SNB)

Features

Issuer Switzerland
Issuing entity Swiss National Bank
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Years 1984-1985
Value 20 francs
20 CHF = USD 22
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 148 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 203324
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 61,
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# B344,
Owen W. Linzmayer; 2014. The Banknote Book / Volume 1. Abyssinia - French Sudan. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.
Richt/Kunz# RS13
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2003. Die Banknoten der Schweiz. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Series: 7th series

Obverse

Blue on multicolor underprint. Horace-Bénédict de Saussure at right, crystal in center.

Lettering:
20 Vingt Francs

Le président
du Conseil

Un membre de la
Direction générale

Horace-Bénédict de Saussure 1740-1799

20
20 Banque Nationale Suisse
20 Banca Nazionale Svizzera
20 Venti Franchi

Engraver: Pierre Schopfer

Designers: Roger Pfund , Elisabeth Pfund

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

Reverse

Hair hygrometer, mountains and mountain team hiking.

Lettering:
20 Tschent Francs
Schweizerische Nationalbank 20
Banca Naziunala Svizra 20
20

R+E Pfund

©️ Banque Nationale Suisse
Orell Füssli Arts Graphiques SA Zurich

20 Vantg Franken

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.

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

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