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50 Francs 6th series

50 Francs (6th series) -  obverse50 Francs (6th series) -  reverse

© BNS / SNB

Features

Country Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1978-1988
Value 50 francs (50 CHF)
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 159 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 05-01-2000
References P# 56
  • 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.

Obverse

Green and multicolor. Konrad Gessner at right.

Lettering:
SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK
BANCA NAZIUNALA SVIZRA

50
Konrad Gessner 1516-1565

Fünfzig Franken
Tschuncanta Francs

50

Engravers: Ernst Hiestand, Ursula Hiestand

Reverse

Eagle owl, Primula auricu-la plant and stars on vertical format.

Lettering:
BANQUE NATIONALE SUISSE
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA

Le président
du Conseil

Un membre de la
Direction générale

50
Cinquante Francs
Cinquanta Franchi

E+U Hiestand ©️ Banque Nationale Suisse Orell Füssli Arts Graphiques S.A Zurich

Engravers: Ernst Hiestand, Ursula Hiestand

Comments

TBB #B339

Watermark: Portrait of Konrad Gessner.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND  CH#24y; Specimen; Signatures: Dr. Brenno Galli, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Leo Schürmann
1978  25,000,000 CH#24a; Combined 1978 print number; Signatures: Dr. Brenno Galli, Fritz Leutwiler
1978  25,000,000 CH#24b; Combined 1978 print number; Signatures: Dr. Brenno Galli, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Leo Schürmann
1978  25,000,000 CH#24c; Combined 1978 print number; Signatures: Dr. Brenno Galli, Pierre Languetin
1979  16,000,000 CH#24d; Combined 1979 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1979  16,000,000 CH#24e; Combined 1979 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Leo Schürmann
1979  16,000,000 CH#24f; Combined 1979 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1980  20,000,000 CH#24g; Combined 1980 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1980  20,000,000 CH#24h; Combined 1980 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Leo Schürmann
1980  20,000,000 CH#24i; Combined 1980 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1981  20,000,000 CH#24j; Combined 1981 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1981  20,000,000 CH#24k; Combined 1981 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1981  20,000,000 CH#24l; Combined 1981 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Markus Lusser
1983  20,000,000 CH#24m; Combined 1983 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Fritz Leutwiler
1983  20,000,000 CH#24n; Combined 1983 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1983  20,000,000 CH#24o; Combined 1983 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Markus Lusser
1985  30,000,000 CH#24p; Combined 1985 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Pierre Languetin
1985  30,000,000 CH#24q; Combined 1985 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Markus Lusser
1985  30,000,000 CH#24r; Combined 1985 print number; Signatures: Dr. Edmund Wyss, Dr. Hans Meyer
1987  44,000,000 CH#24s; Combined 1987 print number; Signatures: François Schaller, Pierre Languetin
1987  44,000,000 CH#24t; Combined 1987 print number; Signatures: François Schaller, Dr. Markus Lusser
1987  44,000,000 CH#24u; Combined 1987 print number; Signatures: François Schaller, Dr. Hans Meyer
1988  40,000,000 CH#24v; Combined 1988 print number; Signatures: François Schaller, Dr. Markus Lusser
1988  40,000,000 CH#24w; Combined 1988 print number; Signatures: François Schaller, Dr. Hans Meyer
1988  40,000,000 CH#24x; Combined 1988 print number; Signatures: François Schaller, Jean Zwahlen

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