World of Coins

Modern European coins except the euro => Austria and Switzerland => Topic started by: mrbadexample on October 12, 2017, 04:48:48 PM

Title: Switzerland 5 rappen 1889B
Post by: mrbadexample on October 12, 2017, 04:48:48 PM
KM#26. Nice little coin.  :)
Title: Re: Switzerland 5 rappen 1889B
Post by: Figleaf on October 20, 2017, 03:12:23 PM
When I was young, innocent and chairman of a Geneva-based UN committee :-X these coins were still in circulation, even after a century. As in the US, unchanged specifications made old and recent coins look alike, even more so because the design hadn't changed either.

Peter
Title: Re: Switzerland 5 rappen 1889B
Post by: mrbadexample on October 21, 2017, 10:39:53 PM
Yes, it did strike me that Swiss coin designers don't have much to do...  ;D