5 Francs - Federal Treasury French text

Features

Country Switzerland
Issuing entity Federal Treasury
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1914
Value 5 francs (5 CHF)
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 116 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-30-1926
Number N# 225052
Numista (https://numista.com)
References P# 15,
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# B102,
Owen W. Linzmayer; 2014. The Banknote Book / Volume 1. Abyssinia - French Sudan. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.
Richt/Kunz# KS8
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2003. Die Banknoten der Schweiz. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Blue. Portrait Libertas at left, Arnold Winkelreid at right. Arms at top center. French text.

Lettering:
5 5
LA CAISSE FÉDÉRALE

payer au porteur
CINQ FRANCS
en espèces ayant cours légal.

Berne, le 10 Août 1914.

DÉPART. DES FINANCES
CAISSE FÉDÉRALE
5 5

Designer: Ernst Stückelberg

Reverse

Lettering:
5
CINQ FRANCS
FÜNNF FRANKEN
CINQUE FRANCHI
5

Designer: Ernst Stückelberg

Signatures

Giuseppe Motta (GM) President, the Federal Department of Finances
E. Henze (EH) President of the Federal Treasury

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1914-Aug-10  GM, EH 500 000

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