5 Francs Albert Einstein

Features

Issuer Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1979
Value 5 Francs
5 CHF = USD 5.45
Currency Franc (1850-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (65% copper, 35% nickel)
Weight 13.20 g
Diameter 31.45 mm
Thickness 2.35 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 8685
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References HMZ 2# 1223p,
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# 57,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 52
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

100th anniversary of the birth of Albert Einstein

Obverse

Lettering on vertical cord texture.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CONFOE
DERATIO
5 FR
1979
HELVETICA

Designer: Jürg Zeller

Reverse

Front-facing bust of Albert Einstein on patterned background with letter E.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ALBERT EINSTEIN

Designer: Jürg Zeller

Edge

Lettering: 🟉🟉🟉 DOMINUS | PROVIDEBIT | 🟉🟉🟉🟉🟉🟉🟉🟉🟉🟉 |

Mint

Bern, Switzerland (1225-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1979  900 000 $ 8.42 $ 6.98 $ 11 $ 10 95%
1979  35 000 7% Proof

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