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50 Franken, 1970

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Front: Girl at upper right

Back: Apple harvesting

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100 Franken, 1973

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Front: Boy with lamb

Back: St. Martin cutting his cape (to share)

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500 Franken, 1973

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Front: Woman looking in mirror

Back: Elders with four girls bathing

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1000 Franken, 1963

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Front: Female head at upper right

Back: Allegorical scene Dance Macabre

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10 Franken, (19)79

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Front: Leonhard Euler (1707-1783), Swiss mathematician

Euler was born and educated in Basel, Switzerland. He showed an early talent for mathematics and languages. He worked as a professor of mathematics in St. Petersburg and later in Berlin. He is considered to be one of the greatest mathematicians of all time.

Back: Water turbine and solar system

 

Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler

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10 Franken, (20)10

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Front: Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known as Le Corbusier (1887-1965), architect, designer and one of the pioneers of modern architecture

Back: Modular measuring system; Buildings in Chandigarh (Punjab) designed by Le Corbusier

Courtesy yuri

 

20 Franken, (20)08

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Front: Arthur Honegger (1892-1955), Swiss composer

Back: Trumpet valves; steam locomotive wheel; piano keys

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50 Franken, (20)06

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Front: Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943), Swiss artist, painter, sculptor, and dancer

Back: Art works by S. Taeuber-Arp

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100 Franken, (20)07

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Front: Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), Swiss sculptor, painter, draughtsman, and printmaker

Back: Bust "Lotar II" and repeated sculpture "Homme qui Marche I" by A. Giacometti

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200 Franken, (20)06

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Front: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz (1878-1947), a French-speaking Swiss writer

Back: Diablerez massif; Lavaux area (Lake Geneva); Extract of manuscript "Souvenirs sur Igor Strawinsky"

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1000 Franken, (20)06

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Front: Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897), Historian of art and culture

Back: Window of Palazzo Strozzi in Florence; Fragment of Burckhardt's "Weltgeschichtliche Betrachtungen"; Rotunda of the Pantheon in Rome; Fragment of the Pergamon altar

Courtesy noteshobby

 

10 Franken, (20)16 (2017) Hybrid Polymer

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The 10 franken note focuses on Switzerland's organisational talent - expressed by time, the note's key motif.

Courtesy mikbog

 

20 Franken, (20)15 (2017) Hybrid Polymer

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The 20 frankn note focuses on Switzerland's creativity - expressed by light, the note's key motif.

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50 Franken, (20)15 (2016) Hybrid Polymer

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The 50 frankn note focuses on the wealth of experiences Switzerland has to offer - expressed by the wind, the note's key motif.

Courtesy develi

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Switzerland, located in central Europe north of Italy and south of Germany, is a Confederation whose constitutions of 1848 and 1874 established a union modeled upon that of the United States. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Switzerland.

 

 

 

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