2½ Rappen

2½ Rappen -  obverse2½ Rappen -  reverse

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Features

Country Canton of Vaud
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1809
Value 2 1/2 Rappes (0.025)
Currency Franc (1804-1845)
Composition Silver (.400)
Weight 1.1 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Thickness 0.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 18603
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 14,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
HMZ 1# 2-1006
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 1. Die Münzen der Schweiz : Antike bis Mittelalter. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Shield above date.

Lettering:
CANTON DE VAUD 1809
LIBERTE
ET
PATRIE

Translation:
TOWNSHIP OF VAUD 1809
FREEDOM
AND
COUNTRY

Reverse

Value within wreath.

Lettering:

RAPPES

Translation:

RAPPEN

Comments

287,258 total were struck for all the years (KM # 14, 1809 and KM # 18, 1816). 32,428 pieces were withdrawn in 1851.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1809 

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