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5 Francs Copper-nickel

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

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Features

Country Switzerland
Type Common coin
Years 1968-2018
Value 5 Francs / Franken / Franchi
CHF = 5.17 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 13.2 g
Diameter 31.3 mm
Thickness 2.33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 40a, Schön# 36a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
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 facial 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)

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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
1968 B 33,871,000 5.39 5.17 5.03 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1970  6,300,000 4.68 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1973  5,000,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1974  6,007,000 5.26 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1974  2,400 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1975  4,015,000 4.78 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1975  10,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1976  3,007,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1976  5,130 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1977  2,009,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1977  7,030 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1978  4,411,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1978  10,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1979  4,011,000 5.85 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1979  10,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1980  4,026,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1981  6,018,000 5.39 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1981  10,000 KM#40a.1 (coin alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1982  5,050,000 KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1982  10,000 KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1983  4,033,000 KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1983  11,000 KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1984  3,953,000 KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1984  14,000 KM#40a.2 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1985  4,050,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1985  12,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1986 B 7,083,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1986 B 10,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1987 B 7,028,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1987 B 8,800 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1988 B 7,029,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1988 B 9,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1989 B 5,031,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1989 B 8,800 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1990 B 1,049,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1990 B 8,900 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1991 B 26,100 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) In Sets only; circulation strikes remelted
1991 B 9,900 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1992 B 5,035,000 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse)
1992 B 7,450 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1993 B 16,400 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse; closed shirt)
1993 B KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse; open shirt)
1993 B 6,200 KM#40a.3 (medal alignment; edge inscription incuse) Proof
1994 B 12,023,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1994 B 6,100 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1995 B 12,024,000 5.29 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1995 B 6,100 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1996 B 12,023,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1996 B 6,100 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1997 B 9,022,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1997 B 5,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1998 B 9,021,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1998 B 4,800 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
1999 B 9,021,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
1999 B 5,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2000 B 7,026,000 5.37 4.95 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2000 B 5,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2001 B 1,028,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2001 B 6,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2002 B 1,030,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2002 B 6,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2003 B 1,027,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2003 B 5,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2004 B 527,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2004 B 5,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2005 B 528,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2005 B 4,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2006 B 528,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2006 B 4,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2007 B 500,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2007 B 4,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2008 B 500,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2008 B 4,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2009 B 2,026,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2009 B 4,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2010 B 5,000,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2010 B 4,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2011 B 3,000,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2011 B 4,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2012 B 3,000,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2012 B 4,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2013 B 3,000,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2013 B 3,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2014 B 7,022,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2014 B 3,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2015 B 5,026,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2015 B 3,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2016 B 4,028,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2016 B 3,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2017 B 3,029,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2017 B 2,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof
2018 B 3,027,000 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed)
2018 B 2,500 KM#40a.4 (medal alignment; edge inscription embossed) Proof

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