Bern 1778 10 kreuzer

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Sincona sale 59, lot 3063
This specimen was lot 3063 in Sincona sale 59 (Zurich, October 2019), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$303 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SWITZERLAND | Bern | Stadt und Kanton, 10 Kreuzer 1778, Bern. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Switzerland, canton of Bern, ten kreuzer of 1778, Bern mint. Extremely fine-uncirculated.)"
This type was struck 1759, 1764-65, 1776-78, 1787, 1790 and is fairly common.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver or billon, this specimen 2.19 g.

Catalog reference: KM 120, D.T. 522f, HMZ 2-222l.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 59: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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