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Swiss coin 5 rappen 1850-1877

 

Coin Switzerland 5 rappen 1850

 

Swiss Confederation (since 1848)

Currency - Franc=100 rappen
Type - circulation coins

Composition - Silver 0.050 (silver-copper-zinc-nickel)
Diameter - 17.15 mm.
Weight - 1.67 grams
Alignment - Medal

Years of coinage - 1850, 1851, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877
Mint mark - B (Bern), AB and BB (Strasbourg)


Obverse:
Value within wreath
Legend: 5

Reverse:
Cross in shield within sprigs
Legend: HELVETIA Year


Edge: Plain

Krause catalog number - KM#5

Coin price in "VF" - $1-3