250 Francs Swiss Confederation

Features

Issuer Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1991
Value 250 Francs
250 CHF = USD 272
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Gold (.900) (10% copper)
Weight 8.00 g
Diameter 22.85 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 28976
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 71,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Fr# 515
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.

Commemorative issue

700th anniversary of the Swiss Confederation

Obverse

Inscription on horizontal line pattern.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CONFOEDERATIO 1991
HELVETICA
250 FR
B

Translation: Swiss Confederation.

Designer: Johannes Burla

Reverse

Mirrored dates on horizontal line pattern.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1291
1991

Designer: Johannes Burla

Edge

Embossed lettering.

Lettering: CONFOEDERATIO | HELVETICA ✤✤ | 1291 – 1991 ✤✤

Translation: Swiss Confederation.

Mint

B Bern, Switzerland (1225-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1991 B 296 741 $ 337 74% KM#71.1 (edge "CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA ++ 1291 – 1991 ++")
1991 B 193 259 41% KM#71.2 (edge "CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA ++ 1291 ÷ 1991 ++")

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