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20 Franc Swiss Gold Helvetia Coins

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20 Franc Swiss Gold Helvetia Coins Melt Value

The 20 Franc Swiss Gold Helvetia Coins coin contains 0.1867 troy ounces of gold bullion. The melt value of one 20 Franc Swiss Gold Helvetia Coins coin is $337.48 based on the current gold spot price.

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Swiss 20 Franc Gold Helvetia Random Year

Vreneli is the informal name for a range of legal tender gold coins from Switzerland. These coins have a face value of 20 Swiss francs and were minted in a millesimal fineness of 900.

The Swiss Helvetia coins are sometimes colloquially called "Swiss Miss" from the obvious obverse motif. Helvetia is the female personification of Switzerland. She is prominently featured on the obverse.

The gold 20 franc coin's reverse shows the Swiss Shield, featuring the Swiss Cross, and a wreath of oak along with the denomination.

The coins were minted at the Swiss Mint at Bern (although the die engraving was done at the Paris mint) and coins are mint marked with a "B" (without a period).

The Swiss Vreneli or Hevetia 20 franc coins are modeled after their French counterparts and were minted as part of the Latin Monetary Union. Many were minted in the 19th century and into the first half of the 20th century.

The 20 Franc Swiss Gold Coin is 21 mm in diameter (about the size of a U.S. five cent piece), 1.25 mm in thickness, weigh 6.45 grams (gross weight) and; at 90% pure, contain .1867 ounces or 5.805 grams of pure gold.

The 20 Franc Swiss Gold Coin is among the most popular gold bullion coins worldwide because of its incredibly large mintages. Due to their commonality and pervasiveness, investors can often buy Swiss 20 Franc Gold coins close to gold spot price and make a great store of wealth.

Fractional gold coins, like the 20 francs are popular for gold stackers and preppers. The low premium over spot price helps keep dollar-cost averages low while having the financial security of physical gold. 

Switzerland Helvetia 20 Francs Gold Coin Details:

  • Made with 0.1867 troy ounces of fine gold
  • Minted semi-irregularly from 1883 to 1949
  • Some coins may be restrikes
  • Face value: 20 Swiss Francs (CHF)

Swiss 20 Franc Gold Coin Mintages by Year:

Date Denomination Mintage
1883 20 Francs 400,000
1886 20 Francs 250,000
1892 20 Francs 100,000
1893 20 Francs 400,000
1894 20 Francs 121,000
1895 20 Francs 200,000
1896 20 Francs 400,000
1897 20 Francs 400,000
1898 20 Francs 400,000
1899 20 Francs 300,000
1900 20 Francs 400,000
1901 20 Francs 500,000
1902 20 Francs 600,000
1903 20 Francs 200,000
1904 20 Francs 100,000
1905 20 Francs 100,000
1906 20 Francs 100,000
1907 20 Francs 150,000
1908 20 Francs 355,000
1909 20 Francs 400,000
1910 20 Francs 375,000
1911 20 Francs 350,000
1912 20 Francs 450,000
1913 20 Francs 700,000
1914 20 Francs 700,000
1915 20 Francs 750,000
1916 20 Francs 300,000
1922 20 Francs 2,784,000
1925 20 Francs 400,000
1926 20 Francs 50,000
1927 20 Francs 5,015,000
1930 20 Francs 3,372,000
1935 20 Francs 20,009,000
1947 20 Francs 9,200,000
1949 20 Francs 10,000,000

 

More than 60 million coins are known minted from 1883 until 1949. Recognition as an official legal tender within thte LMU cease in 1936. Coins minted in years after dated 1947 and 1948 are restrikes.

When these coins are sold as bullion then you can usually expect to receive restrike coins.

Swiss 20 Francs gold coin restrikes are authorized by the mint and are produced to the same specifications and standards after the Latin Monetary Union was disolved.



20 Franc Swiss Gold Helvetia Coins Specifications

Weight 0.1867 oz
Country Switzerland
Type Gold Coins
Mint Vienna Mint
Year Random
Coins Series Latin Monetary Union - 20 Francs
Classification Historical
Face Value 20 Francs
Purity .900 fineness
Diameter 21.00 mm
Thickness 1.30 mm
Edge Milled


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