20 Francs Federal Palace

Features

Country Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 20 Francs
20 CHF = 22 USD
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Silver (.835) (16.5% copper)
Weight 20.00 g
Diameter 32.80 mm
Thickness 2.80 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 24102
Numista (https://numista.com)
References HMZ 2# 1221jj,
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# 117
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

Federal Palace of Switzerland

Obverse

Swiss cross surrounded by inscription.

Lettering:
CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA 2006
20
B
FR

Designer: Roland Hirter

Reverse

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

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 Frequency
2006 B 35 000 94%
2006 B 6 000 14% Proof

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Country: Switzerland
Languages : French English
Numista Rarity index: 73 Search tips
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