Bern 1826 5 rappen KM-192

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from the Stack's Bowers 2019 NYINC sale, lot 44022
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This specimen was lot 44022 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2019), where it sold for $50. The catalog description[1] noted, "SWITZERLAND. Bern. 5 Rappen, 1826. NGC MS-62. A premium example with surfaces that are essentially as struck and showcase moderate gray tone that envelopes both sides." This one year type is the last of the denomination. The last issue from the canton was a one rappen struck in 1836. Ten rappen made a batzen and forty batzen made a thaler.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: billon.

Catalog reference: KM-192.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, Matt Orsini and Cris Chatigny, The January 2019 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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