Highlights of the exhibition
The 5 Francs of 1886
Switzerland's Most Expensive Coin. Only five specimens were minted.
Only 12 specimens of the «Stirnlocken-Vreneli» (Vreneli with forelock) exist. The competent authority found the forelock to be too frivolous and refused it.
100 Years of Constitution in Gold
On the occasion of «100 years of constitution», all Swiss citizens who happened to be alive when the constitution was passed received a commemorative coin in Gold. Only 15 individuals were concerned in those days …
25 and 50 Francs in Gold
The only preserved copies of the enigmatic gold-coin series of 1955 and 1959 which are in private property. All the others are in the safe of the Swiss National Bank or were melted down.