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The Swiss Vreneli coin is one of the world’s favorite classic gold coins. The coin, created by the Congress of Vienna in 1815,is patterned after Switzerland and synonymous with stability and strength. The country is known to back its currency with sizeable quantities of gold. Helvetia, inscribed on the coin, is known today as a western region in Switzerland. It once referred to the entire region, although Julius Caesar conquered Helvetia for the Roman Empire in 58 BC.
Swiss Vreneli 20 Franc Gold Coin Design – The front side of this lovely coin features a bust of Vreneli, the charming Swiss Miss of Swiss lore. Her braided hair and a garland of flowers around her neck grace the scenic background of the Swiss Alps. The words, “HELVETIA,” appear at the top of the coin and also give the coin this alternate name. A Swiss shield centered among branches tied with ribbons depicts on the reverse side of the coin. The denomination (20 FR) and the issue date appear as well.
Swiss Vreneli 20 Franc Gold Coin Minting – Swiss Vreneli 20 Francs were minted in 90% gold in Bern, the country’s only mint facility. Twenty-nine known pieces were struck in 1879 with bright Valaisan gold from Gondo, Switzerland. These distinguished gold coins have a small cross punched in the center of the Swiss cross.
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