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Started by mrbadexample, March 24, 2016, 10:56:17 AM
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Quote from: mrbadexample on April 13, 2016, 01:12:42 AMYes Peter, I noted that the 1917 is listed as Civil War coinage. These appealed to me in particular because of the three different designs covering a relatively short period of time (although 1916, 1917 & 1919 would have been even better ).Thanks as always for pointing me at the extra information.
Quote from: Figleaf on April 14, 2016, 08:27:04 PMThe fun feature here is how, in a country of four languages, the coin is in a fifth language.Peter
Quote from: Figleaf on April 15, 2016, 11:20:56 AMAll fours, as in Belgium. Languages do play a role in Swiss politics, but they are by far not as divisive as in Belgium. The play on the common heritage by using latin is not only clever, but also constructive.Peter