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Switzerland's 50 Franc Note

Nominated by Urs Graf, IBNS Member 863

CHE-50-Front
CHE-50-Back
 
Note Switzerland B357 (PNL): 50 francs (US$54)
Predominant Colour(s) Green
Front (vertical) Swiss cross; human hand holding a dandelion flower, with the wind carrying the seeds; multicolor Swiss cross as registration device; wind currents over globe in gold SPARK; wind currents in underprint
Back (vertical) Paraglider above mountains; contour lines in underprint
Watermark Swiss flag and globe
Additional Security Holographic security stripe with 50, outline of Switzerland, names of Swiss Alps, and Swiss crosses
Printer Orell Füssli Arts Graphiques SA Zurich
Size 137 x 70 mm Hybrid (DuraSafe)
Introduced 12/04/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book