56

SWITZERLAND

Value

50 Franken / Francs / Franchi

Issued by

Schweizerische Nationalbank / Banque Nationale Suisse / Banca Nazionale Svizzera / Banca Naziunala Svizra

Date

1978-1988
the two numbers left of the serial # prefix letter give the last two numbers of the year of issue

Printer

Orell Füssli, Zurich


 Konrad Gessner (by Tobias Stimmer); animal (title of Gessner's "Thierbuch" / Book of Animals, 1563)

 Eagle owl (wood engraving from "Historia Animalium")
Primrose (primula auricula; drawing by Gessner)
56a(1)

1978
signatures: Brenno Galli & Schürmann


56a(2)

1978
signatures: Brenno Galli & Leutwiler


56b(2)

1979
signatures: Wyss & P. Languetin


56c(3)

1980
signatures: Wyss & Leutwiler


56d(1)

1981
signatures: Wyss & P. Languetin


56d(3)

1981
signatures: Wyss & Lusser


56e(1)

1983
signatures: Wyss & P. Languetin


56e(3)

1983
signatures: Wyss & Lusser


56f(1)

1985
signatures: Wyss & P. Languetin


56f(3)

1985
signatures: Wyss & Meyer


56g(1)

1987
signatures: F. Schaller & Lusser


56g(2)

1987
signatures: F. Schaller & P. Languetin


56g(3)

1987
signatures: F. Schaller & Meyer


56h(1)

1988
signatures: F. Schaller & Lusser


56h(2)

1988
signatures: F. Schaller & Meyer


56h(3)

1988
signatures: F. Schaller & J. Zwahlen


56a(3)

1978
signatures: Breeno Galli & P. Languetin


56b(1)

1979
signatures: Wyss & Schürmann


56b(3)

1979
signatures: Wyss & Leutwiler


56c(1)

1980
signatures: Wyss & Schürmann


56c(2)

1980
signatures: Wyss & P. Languetin


56d(2)

1981
signatures: Wyss & Leutwiler


56e(2)

1983
signatures: Wyss & Leutwiler


56f(2)

1985
signatures: Wyss & Lusser


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