5 Francs silver issue; large; with "5 Fr."

5 Francs (silver issue; large; with "5 Fr.") -  obverse5 Francs (silver issue; large; with "5 Fr.") -  reverse

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Country Switzerland
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1922-1923
Value 5 Francs / Franken / Franchi (5 CHF)
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-01-1934
References KM# 37,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 35.1,
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
HMZ# 2-1199
Neuer HMZ-Katalog
by Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann
(Helvetische Münzenzeitung)


The portrait in right profile of a curly-haired herdsman, wearing a hooded shirt, often mistakenly identified as William Tell, is surrounded with the inscripiton "CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA" (Swiss Confederation)


Engraver: P. Burkhard


The Swiss escutcheon with flower wreaths and the face value

5 Fr.

Engraver: P. Burkhard


Smooth with inscription in relief, including 13 stars

Lettering: DOMINUS *** | PROVIDEBIT | **********

Translation: The Lord Will Provide

5 Francs (silver issue; large; with "5 Fr.") -  obverse


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1922 B 2,400,000 31%
1922 B 1.3% (fr) les 13 étoiles sont au-dessus de la tête.(comme sur la photo de la tranche)
1922 B 0.6% Dot between "CONFOEDERATIO" and "HELVETICA"
1922 B 0% Specimen
1923 B 11,300,000 45.00 84%
1923 B 0.6% Specimen

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