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10 Rappen

Features

Country Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1879-2020
Value 10 Centimes / Rappen / Centesimi
0.1 CHF = 0.11 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (non-magnetic)
Weight 3 g
Diameter 19.15 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 27,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 25,
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.
HMZ 1# 2-1210
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 1. Die Münzen der Schweiz : Antike bis Mittelalter. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866465084.

Obverse

Head of Libertas (Roman goddess and personification of Liberty) facing right, with braided hair tied in a ribbon, wearing a tiara bearing the inscription "LIBERTAS". Date below, flanked by quaterfoils.

Lettering:
CONFŒDERATIO HELVETICA
⸭ 1946 ⸭
LIBERTAS

Translation:
Swiss Confederation
Libertas

Reverse

Value within a wreath formed of two branches with acorns of pedunculate oak (Quercus robur), tied with a ribbon at 6 o'clock. Mint mark below.

Lettering:
10
B

Engraver: Karl Friedrich Voigt

Karl Friedrich Voigt (6 October 1800, Berlin - 13 October 1874, Trieste ) was a German medalist, engraver, gemstone cutter and die sinker. From 1829 to 1855 he was the chief engraver and medalist at the Royal Bavarian Mint in Munich. There, he was a die cutter for numerous coins of the Kingdom of Bavaria. From 1832, he also made coin dies in Munich for the Greek King Otto I, of the House of Wittelsbach, as well as various coins and medals for the Vatican state.

Edge

Smooth

10 Rappen -  obverse

© Saber82

Mint

B Bern, Switzerland (1225-date)

Comments

Errors of this type:

• Richter #A51; 1925; 30° axis rotation; less than 10 pieces known.
⸰ Example of this error (2.99 g; uncirculated):

© Sincona AG
Auctioned by Sincona AG, Auction 64, 9-10 June 2020, Lot 4023, sold for 200 CHF.

• Richter #B43; 1942; "Stirnlocke" chipped die.
⸰ Example of this error:

© Sincona AG
Auctioned by Sincona AG, Auction 39, 17 May 2017, Lot 4905, estimated at 500 CHF, unsold.

• Richter #C—; 1943; planchet error.
⸰ Example of this error (2.42 g; about uncirculated):

© Sincona AG
Auctioned by Sincona AG, Auction 64, 9-10 June 2020, Lot 4017, sold for 550 CHF.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1879 B 1,000,000 3.56 10.68 1.9%
1880 B 2,000,000 2.37 4.33 8.34 3%
1881 B 3,000,000 0.68 0.50 4%
1882 B 3,000,000 0.56 0.95 0.71 4%
1883 B 2,000,000 0.15 3.56 3%
1884 B 3,000,000 0.82 0.79 3.69 0.21 4%
1885 B 3,000,000 0.53 1.03 3.97 3%
1894 B 1,000,000 1.5%
1895 B 2,000,000 0.70 4.31 3%
1896 B 16 0.08% ultra rare
1897 B 500,000 0.59 2.97 1.5%
1898 B 1,000,000 14.23 1.2%
1899 B 500,000 0.9%
1900 B 1,500,000 3.20 4.63 2%
1901 B 1,000,000 0.81 7.03 1.9%
1902 B 1,000,000 5.93 1.8%
1903 B 1,000,000 1.8%
1904 B 1,000,000 0.59 1.6%
1906 B 1,000,000 1.78 2.73 1.7%
1907 B 2,000,000 1.19 1.99 3%
1908 B 2,000,000 1.26 2.16 3%
1909 B 2,000,000 0.77 1.07 3%
1911 B 1,000,000 3.17 1.7%
1912 B 1,500,000 0.32 1.78 2%
1913 B 2,000,000 0.59 0.95 3%
1914 B 2,000,000 0.59 0.72 1.19 3%
1915 B 1,200,000 1.89 2%
1919 B 3,000,000 0.95 0.82 4%
1920 B 3,500,000 1.01 0.71 5%
1921 B 3,000,000 1.19 0.71 0.82 4%
1922 B 2,000,000 0.30 1.07 3%
1924 B 2,000,000 0.86 0.91 3%
1925 B 3,000,000 0.59 0.55 4%
1926 B 3,000,000 0.95 0.65 4%
1927 B 2,000,000 0.47 1.07 1.19 3%
1928 B 2,000,000 0.59 1.04 3%
1929 B 2,000,000 0.59 0.50 3.25 3%
1930 B 2,000,000 1.07 1.07 3.16 3%
1931 B 2,244,000 0.77 3%
1940 B 2,000,000 1.19 16.23 3%
1942 B 2,110,000 0.47 0.95 10.76 4%
1943 B 3,176,000 0.36 0.53 0.98 4.09 5%
1944 B 6,133,000 0.53 0.95 1.63 5.93 8%
1945 B 993,000 2.37 2%
1946 B 4,010,000 0.36 0.39 2.70 6%
1947 B 3,152,000 0.59 1.07 5%
1948 B 1,000,000 0.82 0.59 2%
1949 B 2,269,000 0.82 4%
1950 B 3,200,000 0.53 0.52 0.76 4%
1951 B 3,430,000 0.53 0.42 5%
1952 B 4,451,000 0.62 6%
1953 B 6,149,000 0.53 0.38 0.82 7%
1954 B 3,200,000 0.36 0.47 0.71 6%
1955 B 11,795,000 0.37 0.42 0.71 10%
1957 B 10,092,000 0.30 0.42 0.42 0.63 10%
1958 B 10,040,000 0.12 0.36 0.59 0.82 1.07 10%
1959 B 13,053,000 0.60 0.30 0.47 0.63 12%
1960 B 4,040,000 0.51 0.65 5%
1961 B 7,949,000 0.78 0.19 0.27 0.51 2.37 8%
1962 B 34,965,000 0.78 0.21 0.24 0.47 0.77 1.06 21%
1964 B 16,340,000 0.21 0.26 0.26 1.01 13%
1965 B 14,190,000 0.23 0.24 0.24 11%
1966 B 4,025,000 0.21 0.36 0.36 5%
1967 B 10,000,000 0.27 0.31 9%
1968 B 14,065,000 2.37 0.21 0.27 0.50 11%
1969 B 28,855,000 0.09 0.09 0.25 0.37 1.10 17%
1970  40,020,000 0.60 0.21 0.24 0.26 0.40 21%
1972  7,877,000 0.25 0.33 0.52 7%
1973  30,350,000 0.47 0.12 0.30 0.36 1.08 1.04 15%
1974  30,005,000 0.47 0.18 0.23 0.24 0.55 15%
1974  2,400 0.3% Proof
1975  24,992,000 0.18 0.12 0.24 0.28 0.31 13%
1975  10,000 0.3% Proof
1976  19,007,000 0.21 0.21 0.24 0.18 10%
1976  5,130 0.15% Proof
1977  10,000,000 0.11 0.13 0.26 6%
1977  7,030 0.11% Proof
1978  19,947,000 0.32 0.21 0.30 0.40 11%
1978  10,000 0.2% Proof
1979  18,000,000 0.12 0.21 0.30 10%
1979  10,000 0.2% Proof
1980  18,005,000 0.18 0.20 0.14 1.35 10%
1980  10,000 0.3% Proof
1981  30,140,000 0.12 0.25 0.19 13%
1981  10,000 0.3% Proof
1982  50,110,000 0.11 0.60 0.21 0.24 0.51 0.71 18%
1982  10,000 0.3% Proof
1983  40,033,000 0.16 0.11 0.21 0.24 1.08 14%
1983  11,000 0.3% Proof
1984  22,022,000 0.36 0.24 0.24 10%
1984  14,000 0.2% Proof
1985  3,032,000 0.14 2%
1985  12,000 0.13% Proof
1986 B 2,314,000 0.26 2%
1986 B 10,000 0.12% Proof
1987 B 5,019,000 0.12 0.12 3%
1987 B 8,800 0.11% Proof
1988 B 5,020,000 0.17 0.40 4%
1988 B 9,000 0.14% Proof
1989 B 41,022,000 0.15 0.20 0.21 0.21 0.62 1.08 15%
1989 B 8,800 0.3% Proof
1990 B 40,023,000 0.24 0.17 0.14 0.27 13%
1990 B 8,900 0.2% Proof
1991 B 35,036,000 0.12 0.21 0.24 0.24 12%
1991 B 9,900 0.19% Proof
1992 B 18,020,300 0.18 0.20 0.70 7%
1992 B 7,450 0.17% Proof
1993 B 27,016,400 0.12 0.18 0.23 9%
1993 B 6,300 0.19% Proof
1994 B 18,017,300 0.12 0.21 0.27 6%
1994 B 6,100 0.15% Proof
1995 B 5,018,000 0.36 0.17 3%
1995 B 6,100 0.11% Proof
1996 B 18,017,000 0.18 0.23 7%
1996 B 6,100 0.13% Proof
1997 B 15,016,500 0.13 0.19 5%
1997 B 5,500 0.15% Proof
1998 B 10,016,000 0.32 4%
1998 B 4,800 0.10% Proof
1999 B 7,016,000 0.24 0.27 3%
1999 B 5,000 0.06% Proof
2000 B 5,020,000 0.12 0.27 3%
2000 B 5,500 0.09% Proof
2001 B 7,022,000 0.23 0.15 3%
2001 B 5,184 0.09% Proof
2002 B 15,024,000 0.20 0.09 5%
2002 B 4,518 0.12% Proof
2003 B 12,022,000 0.17 0.27 4%
2003 B 4,520 0.15% Proof
2004 B 5,026,000 0.12 0.62 2%
2004 B 4,168 0.09% Proof
2005 B 7,024,000 0.11 3%
2005 B 3,783 0.06% Proof
2006 B 2,026,000 1.3%
2006 B 4,000 0.07% Proof
2007 B 18,024,000 0.12 0.26 5%
2007 B 3,415 0.10% Proof
2008 B 35,022,000 0.24 0.24 7%
2008 B 3,286 0.11% Proof
2009 B 35,022,000 0.13 0.24 0.62 7%
2009 B 3,115 0.15% Proof
2010 B 42,022,000 0.15 0.36 0.45 0.47 7%
2010 B 4,000 0.19% Proof
2011 B 35,022,000 0.18 0.38 0.47 5%
2011 B 4,000 0.16% Proof
2012 B 30,022,000 0.32 0.18 4%
2012 B 4,000 0.13% Proof
2013 B 28,020,000 0.13 0.13 3%
2013 B 3,500 0.09% Proof
2014 B 28,019,000 0.15 0.13 0.11 0.37 2%
2014 B 3,000 0.10% Proof
2015 B 22,023,000 0.76 1.1%
2015 B 3,000 0.13% Proof
2016 B 16,025,000 0.4%
2016 B 3,000 0.09% Proof
2017 B 13,027,500 0.19%
2017 B 2,500 0.08% Proof
2018 B 7,024,500 0.16%
2018 B 2,500 0.15% Proof
2019 B 7,022,000 0.14%
2019 B 2,500 0.2% Proof
2020 B 7,020,000 0.11%
2020 B 2,500 0.05% Proof

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