50 Francs Aargauische Bank

Features

Issuer Canton of Aargau
Type Standard banknote
Years 1890-1906
Value 50 francs (50)
Currency Frank (1805-1850)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 292458
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References P# S108,
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.
Richt/Kunz# K4
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2003. Die Banknoten der Schweiz. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Lettering:
50
DIE
AARGAUISCHE BANK
zahlt dem Überbringer, bei Sicht,
FÜNFZIG FRANKEN
50
in gesetzlicher Barschaft.
AARAU 1. Januar 1906.

DER KASSIER :
DER DIREKTOR :
50

Designers: Joseph Storck, Albert Walch

Albert Walch (born 10 October 1816 in Augsburg, died 25 March 1882 in Bern) was a German painter who worked in Bern. Albert Walch was the son of the painter and publisher Johann Sebastian Walch (1787–1840). He received his training from 1833 at the Munich Art Academy with Peter von Cornelius. He then worked at his father's or brother Adolf Walch's (1815–1886) publishing house until he went to Rome from 1847 to 1849. From 1849 he lived in Bern, where he also worked as a teacher at the art school from 1871 until his death. He painted portraits, history and genre pictures, designed festive decorations, coins and handicrafts. The designs for the standing Helvetia and the head of Helvetia for the Swiss coins are his best known to this day.

Reverse

Lettering:
50 50
CINQUANTE FRANCS
FÜNFZIG FRANKEN
CINQUANTA FRANCHI
50 50

Designer: Joseph Storck

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1890-Jan-1 
1893-Jan-1 
1899-May-1 
1906-Jan-1 

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Francs (Aargauische Bank)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Francs (Aargauische Bank)
Sincona AG
Auction 27
Lot 5414
Internet Archive
Oct 16, 2015 1906-Jan-1 VF
(Folded several times)
6 523.67 USD
(6 000.00 CHF)
(+ buyer's premium)

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