5 Franc Switzerland Silver

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1874

1874, Switzerland (Confederation). Large Silver 5 Francs (5 Franken) Coin.

Mint Year: 1874
Mint Place: Bern (B)
Mintage: 194,000 pcs.
Reference: KM-11.
Denomination: 5 Francs (5 Franken)

Material: Silver (.900)
Diameter: 38mm
Weight: 24.9gm

Obverse: Helvetia seated left, resting arm upon Swiss shield and raising right hand. Mountains in background, agricultural objects behind her.
Legend: HELVETIA

Reverse: Denomination (5 Fr.) and date (1874) in two lines. All within wreath. Mint initial (B) of the Bern mint below.

Switzerland (die Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera), in its full name the Swiss Confederation (Latin: Confoederatio Helvetica, hence its abbreviation CH), is a federal republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in western Europe, where it is bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east.

Switzerland is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Central Plateau and the Jura, spanning an area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 7.9 million people is concentrated mostly on the Plateau, where the largest cities are to be found. Among them are the two global cities and economic centres of Zurich and Geneva.

The Swiss Confederation has a long history of neutrality—it has not been in a state of war internationally since 1815—and did not join the United Nations until 2002. It pursues, however, an active foreign policy and is frequently involved in peace-building processes around the world. Switzerland is also the birthplace of the Red Cross and home to a large number of international organizations, including the second largest UN office. On the European level, it is a founding member of the European Free Trade Association and is part of the Schengen Area – although it is notably not a member of the European Union, nor the European Economic Area.

In nominal terms, Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world by per capita gross domestic product, with a nominal per capita GDP of $75,835. In 2010, Switzerland had the highest wealth per adult of any country in the world (with $372,692 for each person). Switzerland also has one of the world’s largest account balances as a percentage of GDP. Zurich and Geneva have respectively been ranked as the cities with the second and third highest quality of life in the world. In 2010 the World Economic Forum ranked Switzerland as the most competitive country in the world, while ranked by the European Union as Europe’s most innovative country by far.

Switzerland comprises three main linguistic and cultural regions: German, French, and Italian, to which the Romansh-speaking valleys are added. The Swiss, therefore, though predominantly German-speaking, do not form a nation in the sense of a common ethnic or linguistic identity. The strong sense of belonging to the country is founded on the common historical background, shared values (federalism, direct democracy, neutrality) and Alpine symbolism. The establishment of the Swiss Confederation is traditionally dated to 1 August 1291; Swiss National Day is celebrated on the anniversary.

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CoinWorldTV 1874, Switzerland (Confederation). Large Silver 5 Francs (5 Franken) Coin. aXF! Mint Year: 1874 Mint Place: Bern (B) Mintage: 194,000 pcs. Reference: KM-11. R! Denomination: 5 Francs (5 Franken) Condition: Light scratches and numerous circulation-marks and digs, minor ...

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EIDGENOSSENSCHAFT 5 Franken 1874, Brüssel. 24.92 g. Divo 47. HMZ 2-1197e. Sehr seltene Erhaltung / Very rare in this condition. Fast FDC / About uncirculated.

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EIDGENOSSENSCHAFT 5 Franken 1874, Bern. 25.01 g. Divo 46. HMZ 2-1197d. Vorzüglich / Extremely fine.

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EIDGENOSSENSCHAFT 5 Franken 1874, Bern. 25.00 g. Divo 46. HMZ 2-1197d. Vorzüglich / Extremely fine.

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EIDGENOSSENSCHAFT 5 Franken 1874, Bern. 24.95 g. Divo 46. HMZ 2-1197d. Vorzüglich-gutes vorzüglich / Extremely fine-good extremely fine.

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EIDGENOSSENSCHAFT 5 Franken 1874, Bern. 25.00 g. Divo 46. HMZ 2-1197d. Sehr seltene Erhatung / Very rare condition. Erstabschlag / Prooflike. Fast FDC / About uncirculated.

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France AE 10 Centimes 1871 A France, IIIe République. AE 5 Centimes Cérès 1871 A (30 mm, 10.03 g), Paris. KM 815.1. Presque FDC.

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France, AR 50 Centimes 1881 A France, IIIe République. AR 50 Centimes 1881 A (2.46 g), Paris. Gad. 419. FDC.

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France, AR 50 Centimes 1895 A France, IIIe République. AR 50 Centimes 1895 A (2.50 g), Paris. Gad. 419. FDC.
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