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5 Batzen

Features

Country Switzerland
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1799-1802
Value 5 Batzen (0.5)
Currency Franc (1798-1803)
Composition Silver (.868)
Weight 4.6 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# A9,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
HMZ# 2-1188
Neuer HMZ-Katalog
by Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann
(Helvetische Münzenzeitung)

Obverse

Standing Swiss soldier carrying flag and sword, date below.

Lettering:
HELVETISCHE REPUBLIK
1799

Engraver: Johann Franz Huber

Reverse

Value within wreath

Lettering:
5
BATZEN
B

Engraver: Johann Franz Huber

Edge

Reeded slantingly

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1799 B
1799 S
1800 B
1802 B

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