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Swiss Half Batzen

Beautiful 1799 Billon Coin Very Fine or Better Half Batzen Swiss Republic Helvet Republ 5

  • $ 290.00

Description:  A beautiful very fine or better billon coin from the Swiss Republic or Switzerland in the late 18th century. This is the 1799 half batzen Swiss coin issued by the Helvetia Republic. The coin has the words Helvet Republ with the number 5 below it all surrounded by foliate design on the obverse. The reverse has the denomination  and the date below it again all surrounded by a floral and foliate design. This is a great looking coin with nice eye appeal. Please carefully review the scan as it is part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1799.

Mint: Switzerland.

Size and Weight: This is a half batzen measuring about 22 mm in diameter.

References: It is KM #A5.

Condition: I would grade the coin as a beautiful very fine or better nicely toned and having great eye appeal. The coin has all of its details well preserved and has even wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. It has some minor scratches throughout as well as a few light nicks and bag marks. The coin looks much better than the scan suggests. This is a beautiful coin which would make a worthy addition to your Swiss coin collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.

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