20 Francs Federal Palace; trial

Features

Issuer Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Pattern
Year 2006
Value 20 Francs
20 CHF = USD 22
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Silver (.835) (16.5% copper)
Weight 20.00 g
Diameter 32.80 mm
Thickness 2.80 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Number N# 199154
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References HMZ 2# 1221kk,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 2. Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins : 15./16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Richt Pr2# 340
Jürg Richter; 2016. Die Proben und Materialvarianten von Schweizer Münzen / Band 2. Die Proben und Materialvarianten der Münzen der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Commemorative issue

Federal Palace of Switzerland

Obverse

Small swiss cross surrounded by inscription. Pattern mark at 9 o'clock.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA 2006
20
B
FR
E

Designer: Roland Hirter

Reverse

Exterior perspective of the Federal Palace of Switzerland in Bern, by Hans Wilhelm Auer.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BUNDESHAUS PALAIS FEDERAL
PALAZZO FEDERALE
BEN

Translation: Federal Palace.

Designer: Benjamin Pfäffli

Edge

Embossed lettering.

Lettering: ★★ DOMINUS | PROVIDEBIT | ★★★★★★★★★★★

Translation: The Lord will provide.

Mint

B Bern, Switzerland (1225-date)

Comments

The Federal Palace of Switzerland is a building in Bern housing the Swiss Federal Assembly and the Federal Council. The building was designed by the Swiss-Austrian architect Hans Wilhelm Auer and constructed between 1894 and 1902.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006  500

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