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5 Francs Copper-nickel

5 Francs (Copper-nickel) -  obverse5 Francs (Copper-nickel) -  reverse

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Features

Country Switzerland
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1968-2020
Value 5 Francs / Franken / Franchi
5 CHF = 5.10 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 13.2 g
Diameter 31.3 mm
Thickness 2.33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 40a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 36a
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of a curly-haired herdsman, wearing a hooded shirt, often assimilated to William Tell, is surrounded with the inscription "CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA"

Lettering:
CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA
P, BVRKHARD , INCT,

Translation: Swiss Confederation

Reverse

The Swiss escutcheon with flower wreaths and the face value

Lettering:
5 FR.
1994
B

Engraver: P. Burkhard

Edge

Smooth with inscription in relief, including 13 stars

Coins from 1985 to 1993 have the inscription incuse and have been demonetized on 01-01-2004.
Coins from the other years have the inscription in relief.

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

Translation: The Lord Will Provide

5 Francs (Copper-nickel) -  obverse

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Comments

The obverse and the reverse are struck head to tail (coin alignment) until 1981 and upright (medal alignment) since 1982.

Proof.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968 B 33,871,000 4.51 4.82 4.78 4.78 42% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1970  6,300,000 4.59 4.59 4.59 11% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1973  5,000,000 4.98 4.98 9% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1974  6,007,000 5.04 5.06 5.14 10% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1974  2,400 0.3% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1975  4,015,000 4.82 7% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1975  10,000 0.3% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1976  3,007,000 5.52 5% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1976  5,130 0.18% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1977  2,009,000 8.28 4% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1977  7,030 0.15% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1978  4,411,000 5.24 8.13 7% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1978  10,000 0.2% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1979  4,011,000 4.87 6% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1979  10,000 0.3% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1980  4,026,000 4.63 6% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1981  6,018,000 4.97 4.99 8.66 8% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1981  10,000 0.4% KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1982  5,050,000 4.95 5.41 7% KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1982  10,000 0.4% KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1983  4,033,000 4.01 6% KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1983  11,000 0.3% KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1984  3,953,000 6% KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1984  14,000 0.4% KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1985  4,050,000 4.63 4% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1985  12,000 0.4% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1986 B 7,083,000 4.04 5% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1986 B 10,000 0.4% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1987 B 7,028,000 5.38 5% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1987 B 8,800 0.3% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1988 B 7,029,000 4.62 5% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1988 B 9,000 0.3% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1989 B 5,031,000 10.74 3% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1989 B 8,800 0.3% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1990 B 1,049,000 0.9% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1990 B 8,900 0.2% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1991 B 26,100 0.3% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) In Sets only; circulation strikes remelted
1991 B 9,900 0.15% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1992 B 5,035,000 5.62 1.9% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1992 B 7,450 0.2% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1993 B 16,400 0.2% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse; closed shirt)
1993 B 0.11% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse; open shirt)
1993 B 6,200 0.13% KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1994 B 12,023,000 4.63 4.63 5.55 12% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1994 B 6,100 0.3% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1995 B 12,024,000 4.86 4.86 10% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1995 B 6,100 0.4% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1996 B 12,023,000 5.44 10% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1996 B 6,100 0.3% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1997 B 9,022,000 7% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1997 B 5,500 0.18% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1998 B 9,021,000 5.25 5.45 7% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1998 B 4,800 0.18% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1999 B 9,021,000 5.41 7% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1999 B 5,000 0.3% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2000 B 7,026,000 4.95 4.95 6% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2000 B 5,500 0.2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2001 B 1,028,000 8.67 1.9% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2001 B 6,000 0.16% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2002 B 1,030,000 1.8% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2002 B 6,000 0.15% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2003 B 1,027,500 1.5% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2003 B 5,500 0.18% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2004 B 527,000 1.3% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2004 B 5,000 0.09% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2005 B 528,500 1.1% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2005 B 4,500 0.09% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2006 B 528,500 1.1% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2006 B 4,000 0.11% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2007 B 500,000 1.2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2007 B 4,000 0.11% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2008 B 500,000 1.0% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2008 B 4,000 0.09% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2009 B 2,026,000 5.11 2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2009 B 4,000 0.15% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2010 B 5,000,000 4.53 5.79 6.61 4% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2010 B 4,000 0.2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2011 B 3,000,000 3% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2011 B 4,000 0.16% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2012 B 3,000,000 4.94 4.94 4% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2012 B 4,000 0.2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2013 B 3,000,000 5.08 4% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2013 B 3,500 0.16% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2014 B 7,022,000 2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2014 B 3,000 0.2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2015 B 5,026,000 1.7% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2015 B 3,000 17.08 0.3% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2016 B 4,028,000 9.16 1.2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2016 B 3,000 0.2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2017 B 3,029,500 9.16 0.9% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2017 B 2,500 22.04 0.2% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2018 B 3,027,000 8.68 0.7% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2018 B 2,500 0.3% KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2019 B 0.2%
2019 B 2,500 0.3% Proof
2020 B 0%
2020 B 2,500 0% Proof

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