500 Francs 2nd series, type 1

Features

Issuer Switzerland
Issuing entity Swiss National Bank
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1910-1917
Value 500 francs (500 CHF)
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 200 × 125 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1 October 1978
Number N# 219493
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 7,
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# B316,
Owen W. Linzmayer; 2014. The Banknote Book / Volume 1. Abyssinia - French Sudan. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.
Richt/Kunz# CH7
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2003. Die Banknoten der Schweiz. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Series: 2nd series

Obverse

Lettering:
500 500
SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA
BANQUE NATIONALE SUISSE

GESETZ VOM 6.OKT.1905
500

FÜNFHUNDERT FRANKEN
CINQ CENTS FRANCS.
CINQUE CENTO FRANCHI.

BERN UND ZÜRICH DEN 1.JANUAR 1917.

DER PRÄSIDENT DES BANKRATES:
DER HAUPTKASSIER:
EIN MITGLIED DES DIREKTORIUMS:
500

WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON

Engraver: Drummond

Designer: Eugène Burnand

Reverse

Lettering:
500 500
SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA
BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA
BANQUE NATIONALE SUISSE
500 500

WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON

Engraver: Drummond

Designer: Eugène Burnand

Signatures

Johann-Daniel Hirter (JDH) President, the Bank Council
Heinrich Kundert (HKd) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
A. Chevallier (AC) Chief cashier
Rodolphe de Haller (RH) Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Department II, Bern
August Burckhardt (AB³) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich
K. Bornhauser (KB) Chief cashier
August Burckhardt (AB¹) Chairman of the Governing Board, Department I, Zürich
Adolf Jöhr (AJ) Member of the Governing Board, Department III, Zürich

Printer

Waterlow & Sons Limited, United Kingdom (1810-2009)

Comments

Type 1 : Banknote resulting from the law of 6 October 1905 (Gesetz vom 6 Okt. 1905).

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1910-Jan-01  CH#j, SPECIMEN
1910-Jan-01  JDH, HKd, AC 38 000 P#7a.1
1910-Jan-01  JDH, RH, AC P#7a.2
1910-Jan-01  JDH, AB³, AC P#7a.3
1914-Jan-01  CH#K, SPECIMEN
1914-Jan-01  JDH, HKd, KB 62 000 P#7b.4
1914-Jan-01  JDH, RH, KB P#7b.5
1914-Jan-01  JDH, AB³, KB P#7b.6
1917-Jan-01  CH#l, SPECIMEN
1917-Jan-01  JDH, RH, KB 200 000 P#7c.5
1917-Jan-01  JDH, AB¹, KB P#7c.6
1917-Jan-01  JDH, AJ, KB P#7c.7

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