Switzerland 1909-B 10 rappen

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Sincona sale 51, lot 4282
This specimen was lot 4282 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it sold for 80 CHF (about US$97 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"10 Rappen 1909 B, Bern. PCGS MS67. Prachtvolle Erhaltung. (Swiss confederation, ten rappen of 1909, Bern mint. Magnificent condition.)"
This type was struck 1879-1980 without change. This date is common. Prior to confederation in 1850, each Swiss canton issued its own coins.

Recorded mintage: 2,000,000.

Specification: 3 g, copper-nickel, 19.15 mm diameter, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM 27, Divo 261, HMZ 2-1210v.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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