20 Francs - Federal Treasury in French

Features

Country Switzerland
Issuing entity Federal Treasury
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1914
Value 20 francs
20 CHF = 22 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Paper
Size 145 × 92 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 21
  • 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

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

Lettering:
20 20
LA CAISSE FÉDÉRALE

payer au porteur
CINQ FRANCS
en espèces ayant cours légal.

Berne, le 10 Août 1914.

DÉPART. DES FINANCES
CAISSE FÉDÉRALE
20 20

Reverse

Lettering:
20
VINGTS FRANCS
ZWANZIG FRANKEN
VENTI FRANCHI
20

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1914-Aug-10  125,000 (fr) P#21

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