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SWISS SILVER, GOLD, COPPER-NICKEL,

AND BI-METAL COMMEMORATIVE COINS

(Page updated September 2017)

 

Images of all Swiss Commemorative Coins are available at

http://www.swissmint.ch/e/dokumentation/bildgalerie/index.php

 

For Shooting Festival Commemoratives, see the Shooting Taler section

 

5 FRANKEN SILVER COMMEMORATIVES 1936 to 1963

(0.835 silver, 0.4027 oz ASW)

DATE

DESCRIPTION

XF-AU

UNC

BU

CH BU

1936

Armament Fund (Defense Loan)

22.00

28.00

--

--

1939

Battle of Laupen 1339

235.00

325.00

--

--

1939

Battle of Laupen 1339 PCGS MS64 looks better

 

 

450.00

--

1939

Landesausstellung (Zürich Exposition)

50.00

75.00

--

--

1941

Bundesfeier (650 Years of Confederation)

30.00

40.00

60.00

--

1941

Bundesfeier ANACS MS65

--

--

--

80.00

1944

Battle of St. Jacob an der Birs1444

22.00

35.00

50.00

--

1948

Constitution of 1848

14.00

18.00

22.00

--

1963

100 Years of Red Cross

--

14.00

18.00

22.00

 

5 FRANKEN COPPER-NICKEL COMMEMORATIVES 1974 to 1990

Most of the PCGS Coins are in “old Blue” label holders.

DATE

DESCRIPTION

UNC

BU

CH BU

PROOF

1974

Constitution Revision of 1874

7.00

10.00

 

18.00

1975

Monument Protection Year

 

10.00

 

25.00

1976

Battle of Murten 1476

 

10.00

 

24.00

1977

Pestalozzi

 

10.00

 

--

1978

Henri Dunant

7.00

 

 

22.00

1979

Einstein Formula

--

10.00

 

40.00

1979

Einstein Portrait

--

10.00

 

40.00

1980

Ferdinand Hodler

7.00

10.00

 

22.00

1981

Stans Convention 1481

7.00

10.00

 

18.00

1982

100 Years of Gotthard Railway

7.00

10.00

 

--

1983

Ernest Ansermet

 

10.00

 

18.00

1984

Augusta Piccard

 

8.00

 

18.00

1985

European Year of Music

 

8.00

 

15.00

1986

Battle of Sempach 1386

8.00

12.00

 

16.00

1986

Battle of Sempach PCGS PR67

 

 

 

32.00

1987

Le Corbusier

 

10.00

 

20.00

1988

Olympics

7.00

 

 

18.00

1989

General Guisan-Mobilization

8.00

12.00

 

18.00

1990

Gottfried Keller

--

8.00

 

15.00

 

5 FRANKEN BI-METAL COMMEMORATIVES 1999 to 2003

Swiss Traditions and Historical Events. Many of the PCGS Coins are in “old Blue” label holders.

DATE

DESCRIPTION

CH BU

PROOF

1999

Fete des Vignerons (Vevey Wine Festival)

8.00

--

1999

Fete des Vignerons PCGS PR69

 

42.00

1999

Fete des Vignerons Proba (Essai) Mintage 765

 

225.00

2000

Baseler Fasnacht (Annual Carnival in Basel)

8.00

--

2000

Baseler Fasnacht PCGS MS67

25.00

 

2000

Baseler Fasnacht PCGS PR68DCAM

 

42.00

2000

150th Year of the Swiss Franc

9.00

--

2000

150th Year of the Swiss Franc PCGS MS68

25.00

 

2000

150th Year. Of the Swiss Franc PCGS PR69

 

42.00

2001

Zürich Sechselauten (Annual burning of the snowman)

8.00

26.00

2001

Zürich Sechselauten PCGS MS67

25.00

 

2001

Zürich Sechselauten PCGS PR69CAM

 

42.00

2002

400th Anniv. Of the 1602 Geneva Escalade

9.00

26.00

2002

400th Anniv. Of the Geneva Escalade PCGS MS68

25.00

 

2002

400th Anniv. Of the Geneva Escalade PCGS PR69DCAM

 

42.00

2002

Geneva Escalade Proba (Essai) Mintage 700

 

--

2003

Chalandamarz (End of winter festival in Graubünden)

9.00

26.00

2003

Chalandamarz PCGS MS66

25.00

 

2003

Chalandamarz PCGS PR67CAM

 

40.00

2003

Chalandamarz Proba (Essai) Mintage 700

 

200.00

2003

Chalandamarz Proba (Essai) PCGS PR67DCAM

--

215.00

 

10 FRANKEN COMMEMORATIVES 2004 to 21st C. (Bi-metal)

Swiss Natural Beauty, Animals and Traditional Festivals. Many of the PCGS Coins are in “old Blue” label holders.

DATE

DESCRIPTION

CH BU

PROOF

2004

Mountain Series - Matterhorn

28.00

45.00

2004

Mountain Series - Matterhorn PCGS MS68

44.00

 

2004

Matterhorn PCGS PR67DCAM

 

61.00

2004

Matterhorn Proba (Essai) Mintage 700

--

300.00

2004

Matterhorn Proba (Essai) PCGS PR68DCAM

--

325.00

2005

Mountain Series - Jungfrau

16.00

32.00

2005

Mountain Series - Jungfrau PCGS MS66

40.00

 

2005

Mountain Series - Jungfrau PCGS PR66CAM

 

45.00

2006

Mountain Series - Piz Bernina

16.00

28.00

2006

Mountain Series - Piz Bernina PCGS MS69

32.00

 

2006

Piz Bernina PCGS PR69DCAM

 

44.00

2007

National Park - Ibex

16.00

32.00

2007

National Park - Ibex PCGS MS68

32.00

 

2007

National Park - Ibex PCGS PR69DCAM

 

48.00

2008

National Park - Golden Eagle

16.00

32.00

2008

National Park - Golden Eagle PCGS MS68

32.00

 

2008

Golden Eagle PCGS PR68DCAM

 

48.00

2008

Golden Eagle Proba (Essai) Mintage 700

--

225.00

2009

National Park - Red Deer

16.00

32.00

2009

National Park - Red Deer PCGS MS69

32.00

 

2009

National Park - Red Deer PCGS PR69DCAM

 

48.00

2010

National Park - Alpine Marmot

16.00

32.00

2010

National Park - Alpine Marmot PCGS MS67

32.00

 

2010

Alpine Marmot PCGS PR69DCAM

 

48.00

2010

Alpine Marmot Proba (Essai) Mintage 700

--

--

2011

Bern Onion Market Festival

16.00

50.00

2011

Bern Onion Market Festival PCGS MS68

32.00

 

2011

Bern Onion Market Festival PCGS PR68DCAM

 

66.00

2012

Fighting Cows Festival in Wallis

18.00

40.00

2012

Fighting Cows Festival in Wallis PCGS MS69

34.00

 

2012

Fighting Cows Festival PCGS PR68DCAM

 

56.00

2013

Silvesterchlausen - New Year’s Day Festival in Appenzell

18.00

40.00

2013

Silvesterchlausen - New Year’s Day Festival in Appenzell PCGS MS69

34.00

 

2013

Silvesterchlausen - New Year’s Day Festival in Appenzell PCGS PR69DCAM

 

56.00

2014

Gansabhauet - Middle Ages Farmer Tax Day Festival in Luzern

18.00

45.00

2014

Gansabhauet - Middle Ages Farmer Tax Day Festival in Luzern PCGS MS69

34.00

 

2014

Gansabhauet - Middle Ages Farmer Tax Day Festival in Luzern

 

61.00

2015

Alpine Cattle Descent

23.00

62.00

2016

Alpine Flowers - Edelweiss

23.00

62.00

2017

Alpine Flowers - Enzian

23.00

62.00

 

20 FRANKEN COMMEMORATIVES 1991 to 21st C. (Silver)

(0 835 silver, 0.5369 oz ASW)

Swiss Traditions, History and Historical Figures, Fables,  Myths, Festivals. Many of the PCGS are the “old Blue” labels.

* indicates proof with or without capsule, but no mint case

DATE

DESCRIPTION

BU

PROOF

1991

700TH Anniversary of Swiss Confederation

29.00

*32.00

1992

Gertrude Kurz - Crusader for Fugitives WWII

29.00

--

1993

Paracelsus

29.00

37.00

1994

Devil’s Bridge

29.00

*37.00

1995

White Snake Queen of the Grisons

29.00

*37.00

1996

Giant Boy

29.00

37.00

1996

Dragon of Breno

29.00

*35.00

45.00

1997

150th Anniversary of the Swiss Railroad

29.00

--

1997

150th Anniversary of the Swiss Railroad PCGS PR69DCAM

 

53.00

1997

Jerimias Gotthelf

29.00

--

1998

150th Anniversary of the Bundesstaat (Swiss Constitution)

32.00

*50.00

1998

150th Anniversary of the Bundesstaat PCGS MS65

47.00

 

1998

Bundesstaat Proba (Essai) Mintage 250

 

--

1998

200th Anniversary of the Helvetian Republic

32.00

*50.00

1998

200th Anniversary of the Helvetian Republic PCGS MS64

45.00

 

1998

Helvetian Republic Proba (Essai) Mintage 250

 

--

1998

C. F. Meyer

29.00

*45.00

1999

150th Anniversary of Swiss Postal System

29.00

--

1999

Battle of Dornach 1499

29.00

--

2000

Pax in Terra (Peace on Earth) PCGS MS68

45.00

 

2000

Lumen Christi (Christ is the Light) PCGS MS64

45.00

 

2000

Lumen Christi Proba (Essai) Mintage 750

--

--

2000

Lumen Christi Proba (Essai) PCGS PR69DCAM

--

325.00

2001

Kloster Müstair (Müstair Monastery)

29.00

50.00

2001

Kloster Müstair Proba (Essai) Mintage 600

--

300.00

2001

Johanna Spyri

29.00

*40.00

50.00

2002

Expo 2002

29.00

*40.00

2002

REGA - 50 Years of Helicopter Mountain Rescue Service

29.00

50.00

2002

REGA - 50 Years of Helicopter Rescue PCGS PR69DCAM

 

55.00

2002

Kloster St. Gallen (Monastery)

--

--

2003

Alpine World Ski Championship in St. Moritz

29.00

*40.00

2003

Alpine World Ski Championship PCGS MS69DCAM

45.00

 

2003

Old Town of Bern

29.00

--

2003

Old Town of Bern PCGS MS69

45.00

 

2004

Chillon Castle

29.00

--

2004

Chillon Castle PCGS PR69DCAM

 

55.00

2004

Castles of Bellinzona

29.00

*35.00

2004

Castles of Bellinzona PCGS PR69DCAM

 

55.00

2004

FIFA Centennial

N/A

--

2005

Geneva Auto Show

29.00

--

2005

Geneva Auto Show PCGS PR69DCAM

 

55.00

2005

Geneva Auto Show Proba (Essai) Mintage 500

 

--

2005

Luzern Chapel Bridge

29.00

--

2006

Postal Bus Centennial

29.00

50.00

2006

Postal Bus Centennial PCGS PR69DCAM

 

55.00

2006

Swiss Parliament Building

29.00

45.00

2006

Swiss Parliament Building Dealer/Investor lot of 5 pieces

120.00

 

2006

Parliament Building Proba (Essai) Mintage 500

--

325.00

2007

Swiss National Bank Centennial

29.00

55.00

2007

Swiss National Bank Centennial Dealer/Investor lot of 5 pieces

120.00

 

2007

Munot Monument (Schaffhausen)

29.00

50.00

2007

Munot Monument Proba (Essai) Mintage 500

--

275.00

2007

Munot Monument Proba (Essai) PCGS PR68DCAM

--

300.00

2008

Ice Hockey Centennial

29.00

55.00

2008

Vitznau-Rigi Railway

29.00

55.00

2008

Vitznau-Rigi Railway Dealer/Investor lot of 10 pieces

240.00

 

2009

Swiss Transportation Museum

29.00

55.00

2009

Swiss Transportation Museum Dealer/Investor lot of 10 pieces

240.00

 

2009

Swiss Transportation Museum PCGS PR69DCAM

 

55.00

2009

Brienz-Rothorn Railway

29.00

55.00

2009

Brienz-Rothorn Railway Dealer/Investor lot of 10 pieces

240.00

 

2009

Brienz-Rothorn Railway PCGS MS69

40.00

 

2009

Brienz-Rothorn Railway PCGS PR69DCAM

 

65.00

2009

Brienz-Rothorn Railway Proba (Essai) Mintage 500

 

275.00

2010

Bernina Railway

29.00

--

2010

Bernina Railway PCGS PR69DCAM

 

65.00

2010

Dunant Death Centenary

29.00

55.00

2011

Max Frisch

29.00

55.00

2011

Max Frisch Proba (Essai) Mintage 500

 

300.00

2011

Pilatus Railway

29.00

--

2011

Pilatus Railway PCGSPR70DCAM

 

75.00

2012

Jungfrau Railway

29.00

60.00

2012

Jungfrau Railway PCGS MS69

45.00

 

2012

Globi

29.00

60.00

2012

Globi Proba (Essai) Mintage 500

--

300.00

2013

First Transalpine Flight

29.00

60.00

2013

First Transalpine Flight PCGS PR70DCAM

 

75.00

2013

Swiss Wrestling

29.00

60.00

2013

Swiss Wrestling PR70DCAM

 

75.00

2014

50 Years of Swiss Air Patrol

32.00

60.00

2014

50 Years of Swiss Air Patrol PCGS PR69DCAM

 

70.00

2014

Jass Card Game

32.00

60.00

2015

Solar Impulse

36.00

78.00

2015

Hornussen

36.00

78.00

2015

St. Maurice Abbey Mintage 5000 PCGS PR69DCAM

N/A

250.00

2016

150 Years of Swiss Red Cross

36.00

78.00

2016

Gottard Base Tunnel PCGS PR68DCAM

--

97.00

2016

Brass Bands

36.00

78.00

2017

500 Years of Reformation - Martin Luther and John Calvin

36.00

78.00

2017

Yodeling

36.00

--

2017

Steamboats

36.00

78.00

 

50 FRANKEN GOLD COMMEMORATIVES (2001 to 2016)

                                                 (0.900 gold; 0.3267 oz. AGW)

Swiss Traditions, History and Historical Figures, Fables,  Myths, Festivals, World Events

DATE

DESCRIPTION

PROOF

2001

 "Heidi" (Johanna Spyri)

--

2002

Expo 2002 NGC PF69UC

600.00

2002

Expo 2002 PCGS PR70

650.00

2003

Alpine World Ski Championships

--

2004

Matterhorn PCGS PR69DCAM

750.00

2004

FIFA

--

2005

Geneva Auto Show PCGS PR6DCAM old blue label

600.00

2005

Geneva Auto Show PCGS PR69DCAM

650.00

2006

500 Years of Swiss Guard

--

2007

Swiss National Bank Centennial PCGS PR69DCAM

700.00

2008

International Year of Planet Earth in mint case

585.00

2008

International Year of Planet Earth PCGS PR69DCAM

600.00

2009

100 Years of Pro Patria in mint case

585.00

2010

Albert Anker Death Centenary in mint case

585.00

2010

Albert Anker Death Centenary PCGS PR69DCAM

600.00

2011

A Bell for Ursli

--

2012

Pro Juventute NGC PF69UC

700.00

2013

Gotthard Mail Coach

700.00

2013

Gotthard Mail Coach NGC PF70UC

750.00

2013

Gotthard Mail Coach PCGS PR70DCAM

750.00

2014

100 Years of Swiss National Park NGC PF70UC

800.00

2015

1000 Years of Aventicum

765.00

2016

Gottard Base Tunnel

950.00

 

100 FRANKEN GOLD COMMEMORATIVES 1998 to 2000

                                                  (0.900 gold; 0.6533 oz. AGW)

DATE

DESCRIPTION

PROOF

1998

200th Anniv. of Helvetian Republic

--

1998

150th Anniv. of Confederation

--

1999

Fete des Vignerons (Wine Festival)

--

2000

2000 Years of Christianity

--

 

250 FRANKEN GOLD COMMEMORATIVE 1991

1991

700 Years of Confederation PCGS MS68 old blue label

395.00