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Switzerland's 1,000 Franc Note

Nominated by Antje Maroussi, IBNS Member 11015

CHF-1000-Front
CHF-1000-Back
 
NoteB360 (PNL): 1,000 francs (US$995)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple
Front (vertical)French, German, Italian, and Romansch text; Swiss cross; human hands shaking; multicolor Swiss cross as registration device; phonetic alphabet over globe in gold SPARK
Back (vertical)French, German, Italian, and Romansch text; parliament; abstract design of open network
WatermarkSwiss flag and globe
Additional SecurityHolographic security stripe with 1000, abstract map of language regions of Switzerland and neighboring countries and names of Swiss cantons
Printerorell füssli security printing ltd
Size158 x 70 mm Composite (DuraSafe)
Introduced13/03/2019
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book