20 Batzen

Features

Country Canton of Aargau
Type Pattern
Year 1809
Value 20 Batzen (2)
Currency Frank (1805-1850)
Composition Silver
Weight 15 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 116783
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References HMZ 2# 20a,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 2. Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins : 15./16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
KM# Pn1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Richt Pr1# 1
Jürg Richter; 2016. Die Proben und Materialvarianten von Schweizer Münzen / Band 1. Die Proben und Materialvarianten der Kantonsmünzen. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Arms of Aargau on pointed shield divided per pale: river Aare and three stars representing the Berner area, Baden and Fricktal. Wreath around the shield with laurel ( Laurus nobilis) and palm (Arecaceae) branches.

Lettering: CANTON ARGAU

Reverse

Value and date within wreath of tied oak (Quercus) branches.

Lettering:
20
BATZEN
1809

Edge

Foliage

Comments

80 pieces minted, but only 11-20 known today (R2 rarity).
Weight can vary: 14.90-15.05 g

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1809  80

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