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2 Francs

2 Francs -  obverse2 Francs -  reverse

© Robert Maiersperger

Features

Country Switzerland
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1968-2019
Value 2 Francs / Franken / Franchi
2 CHF = 2.02 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 8.8 g
Diameter 27.4 mm
Thickness 2.06 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 21a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 29a,
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Schön# 59
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Helvetia, the female personification of Switzerland, wearing a toga, is holding a spear and is leaning on a Swiss shield. She is encircled by the 22 stars representing the 22 cantons in which the Confederation then consisted. Later, a 23rd star was added.
Design: Albert Walch

Lettering: HELVETIA A. BOVY INCT.

Engraver: Antoine Bovy

Reverse

Denomination above date within wreath.
NOTE: If present, the mintmark is below the wreath.
Design: Friedrich Fisch

Lettering:
2 Fr.
1968
B

Engraver: Antoine Bovy

Edge

Reeded

Comments

1968 coins without a mint mark were struck in London, UK.

Coins struck from 1968-1981 are coin alignment.
Coins struck from 1982 to present are medal alignment.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968  10,000,000 1.80 1.94 2.16 2.16 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1968 B 31,588,000 0.91 1.99 1.99 2.01 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1969 B 17,296,000 1.80 1.99 2.51 3.19 7.19 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1970  10,350,000 2.21 2.21 2.34 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1972  5,003,000 1.63 1.63 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1973  5,996,000 1.73 1.73 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1974  15,007,000 1.99 2.08 2.50 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1974  2,400 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment) Proof
1975  7,051,000 1.83 1.83 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1975  10,000 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment) Proof
1976  5,006,000 1.77 1.77 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1976  5,130 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment) Proof
1977  2,003,000 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1977  7,030 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment) Proof
1978  12,802,000 1.55 2.28 2.52 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1978  10,000 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment) Proof
1979  10,985,000 2.12 2.12 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1979  10,000 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment) Proof
1980  10,001,000 1.39 2.12 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1980  10,000 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment) Proof
1981  13,852,000 2.10 2.13 2.13 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment)
1981  10,000 KM#21a.1 (with 22 stars; coin alignment) Proof
1982  5,912,000 2.10 2.64 KM#21a.2 (with 22 stars; medal alignment)
1982  10,000 KM#21a.2 (with 22 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1983  3,034,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1983  11,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1984  2,043,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1984  14,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1985  2,034,000 1.99 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1985  12,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1986 B 3,032,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1986 B 10,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1987 B 8,028,000 2.27 2.27 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1987 B 8,800 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1988 B 10,029,000 2.21 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1988 B 9,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1989 B 8,031,000 2.10 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1989 B 8,800 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1990 B 5,045,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1990 B 8,900 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1991 B 12,036,000 2.15 2.15 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1991 B 9,900 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1992 B 10,028,000 2.03 2.12 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1992 B 7,450 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1993 B 13,050,000 2.71 2.35 2.35 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1993 B 6,200 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1994 B 16,023,000 2.31 2.31 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1994 B 6,100 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1995 B 7,024,000 2.10 2.21 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1995 B 6,100 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1996 B 5,023,000 2.49 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1996 B 6,100 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1997 B 5,022,000 2.06 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1997 B 5,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1998 B 4,021,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1998 B 4,800 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
1999 B 3,021,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
1999 B 5,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2000 B 3,026,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2000 B 5,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2001 B 4,028,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2001 B 6,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2002 B 1,030,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2002 B 6,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2003 B 1,027,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2003 B 5,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2004 B 1,027,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2004 B 5,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2005 B 2,028,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2005 B 4,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2006 B 7,028,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2006 B 4,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2007 B 16,000,000 2.27 2.66 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2007 B 4,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2008 B 6,000,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2008 B 4,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2009 B 8,000,000 3.85 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2009 B 4,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2010 B 9,000,000 2.62 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2010 B 4,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2011 B 7,000,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2011 B 4,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2012 B 7,000,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2012 B 4,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2013 B 7,000,000 2.53 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2013 B 3,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2014 B 7,000,000 2.35 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2014 B 3,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2015 B 11,026,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2015 B 3,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2016 B 8,028,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2016 B 3,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2017 B 7,029,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2017 B 2,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2018 B 5,027,000 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment)
2018 B 2,500 KM#21a.3 (with 23 stars; medal alignment) Proof
2019 B
2019 B 2,500 Proof

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