1967 Swiss Silver 2 Franc Coin. Unc. Very Key Year. Last Year Minted in Silver. Sale. Down 25 Bucks
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1967 Switzerland/ Helvetia 2 franc coin. This gem is uncirculated & never been touched except outer rim for these pics. These coins of this design were made in 1/2, 1 & 2 franc. The 2 franc came into circulation 1850 / 1857 & was a seated Helvetia. It weighed 10 grams & was 90% silver. 1860 it dropped to 80% silver From 1874 to 1967 it was the standing Helvetia made of 83.5% silver. 1967 was the LAST YEAR of the silver 2 franc. Made of cupronickel from 1968 forward. The woman on these coins represents the personification of the Swiss Confederation (much like lady liberty in USA). Helvetia translates to Swiss Confederation. Which came after the disintegration of the Napoleonic Helvetic Republic & Switzerland was recognized as a federal state in 1848. Note: the Swiss Rappen from 1879 holds the Guinness World record for the oldest original currency in circulation. XMAS SPECIAL MARKED DOWN 25 BUCKS 1967 Swiss Silver 2 Franc Coin. Unc. Very Key Year. Last Year Minted in Silver. Sale. Down 25 Bucks

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