20 Francs Geneva Motor Show

Features

Issuer Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 20 Francs
20 CHF = USD 22
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Silver (.835) (16.5% copper)
Weight 2.00 g
Diameter 32.80 mm
Thickness 2.80 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 24101
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References HMZ 2# 1221ff,
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.
KM# 112
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

100th anniversary of the Geneva Motor Show

Series: Geneva Motor Show

Obverse

Swiss cross surrounded by inscription.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA 2005
20
B
FR

Designer: Roland Hirter

Reverse

Partial front view of a modern racing car. "19052005" repeated in concentric circles overlaid on the entire surface of the coin. Engraver's name to the top left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
SALON INTERNATIONAL
DE L'AUTOMOBILE
GENEVE
1905 2005
ROGER PFUND

Designer: Roger Pfund

Roger Pfund (born 1943) is a Swiss graphic artist.

Edge

Embossed lettering.

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

Translation: The Lord will provide.

Mint

B Bern, Switzerland (1225-date)

Comments

The Geneva International Motor Show is an annual auto show held in March in the Swiss city of Geneva. First held in 1905, the Salon has hosted almost all major internal combustion-engined models in the history of the automobile, along with benzene- and steam-powered cars from the beginning of the century.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2005 B 45 000 86%
2005 B 6 000 24% Proof

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