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10 Francs

Features

Country Geneva
(Swiss cantons)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1848-1851
Value 10 Francs (10)
Composition Silver
Weight 52.2 g
Diameter 46 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 138, HMZ# 2-363
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Neuer HMZ-Katalog
by Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann
(Helvetische Münzenzeitung)

Obverse

"IHS" in sun above arms on shield.

Lettering: · POST · TENEBRAS · LUX ·

Engraver: Antoine Bovy

Reverse

Value and date within wreath.

Lettering:
REPUBLIQUE ET CANTON DE GENEVE
10
FRANCS
1848
ANT. BOVY

Engraver: Antoine Bovy

Comments

Note: The 1851 date was not a legal tender issue and is considered a Shooting Thaler.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1848  385
1851  1,000

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