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50 Francs 2nd series, type 1

50 Francs (2nd series, type 1) -  obverse50 Francs (2nd series, type 1) -  reverse

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Features

Country Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1910-1920
Value (50 CHF)
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 165 × 106 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-01-1978
References P# 5
  • 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

Lettering:
50 50
SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA
BANQUE NATIONALE SUISSE

GESETZ VOM 6.OKT.1905
50

FÜNFZIG FRANKEN
CINQUANTE FRANCS.
CINQUANTA FRANCHI.

BERN UND ZÜRICH DEN 1.JANUAR 1914.

DER PRÄSIDENT DES BANKRATES :
DER HAUPTKASSIER :
EIN MITGLIED DES DIREKTORIUMS :
50

WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON

Designer: Ferdinand Hodler

Reverse

Lettering:
50 50
SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA
BANQUE NATIONALE SUISSE
50 50

WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON

Designer: Ferdinand Hodler

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1910  3,100,000 (fr) P#5a.1, Hirter-Kundert-Chevallier signature
1910  (fr) P#5a.2, Hirter-de Haller-Chevallier signature
1910  (fr) P#5a.3, Hirter-Burkhardt-Chevallier signature
1910  (fr) P#5s, Specimen
1914  2,100,000 (fr) P#5b.4, Hirter-Kundert-Bornhauser signature
1914  (fr) P#5b.5, Hirter-de Haller-Bornhauser signature
1914  (fr) P#5b.6, Hirter-Burckhardt-Bornhauser signature
1917  3,000,000 (fr) P#5c.5, Hirter-de Haller-Bornhauser signature
1917  (fr) P#5c.6, Hirter-Burckhardt-Bornhauser signature
1917  (fr) P#5c.7, Hirter-Jöhr-Bornhauser signature
1920  2,000,000 (fr) P#5c.6, Hirter-Burckhardt-Bornhauser signature
1920  (fr) P#5c.8, Hirter-Bachmann-Bornhauser signature
1920  (fr) P#5c.9, Hirter-Schnyder-Bornhauser signature

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