Solothurn 1795 20 batzen

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Jean Elsen sale 114, lot 1374
Solothurn 1795 20 batzen rev JElsen 114-1374.jpg
This specimen was lot 1374 in Jean Elsen sale 114 (Brussels, September 2012) where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"SUISSE, SOLEURE (SOLOTHURN), Ville, AR 20 Batzen, 1795, Droit: Ecu couronné entre deux rameaux. Revers: Grande lettre S sur une croix. Flan court à 4h. Superbe. (Switzerland, canton of Solothurn, silver twenty batzen of 1795. Obverse: crowned arms between two branches; reverse: large 'S' on a cross. Flan clipped at 4:00, extremely fine.)"
This type is listed for 1795 and 1798 and is not priced as a rarity.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 15,26 g.

Catalog reference: D.T., 677a, KM 57.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 114, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2012.

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