Swiss Francs

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Are you looking for live casinos that offer the most frequent live dealer casino games using Swiss Francs? If so here is a list of live online casinos that you can play with in Swiss Francs. Play live roulette, blackjack and baccarat with real dealers. The Swiss franc is the only version of the franc still issued in Europe. The smaller denomination, a hundredth of a franc, is aRappen (Rp.) in German, centime (c.) in French, centesimo (ct.) in Italian, and rap (rp.) in Romansh. The ISO code of the currency used by banks and financial institutions is CHF, although "Fr." is used by most businesses and advertisers; some use SFr.; the Latinate "CH" stands for Confoederatio Helvetica.

Swiss Francs (CHF)

‘Swiss Franc’ is an official currency of Switzerland, Liechtenstein and also Campione de Italia, as well as Germany although legality of usage is suspect.Francs are commonly used in Europe and are official currency of many European countries, and this common monetary currency has made foreign exchange between different countries much easy and productive .The countries using currently ‘frank’ as currency are CFA – union .That is union of Fourteen French-ruled African countries and also many European countries like Switzerland, France, Belgium, Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, Djibouti, Guinea, Madagascar, -. Although name of currency ‘Frank ‘may be common, there are common factors like the same division called centime the currencies of different countries are having different symbols. Swiss frank is one of the most important frank being traded most in current economy. So 4217 currency name is CHF and code is 756.CHF expansion is Confederations of Helenians or’ Cofedretio Halvetica’. Helenians is a Latin word. Fr or Sfr is also used for business purposes

 The Swiss National Bank is issuer of Bank notes and Swiss Mint is responsible for minting coins in Switzerland.


Frank means king of franks; it’s derived from Latin word. Swiss canton was the original currency of the country before it got replaced by Swiss franc.1/100 of franc is called Rap pen in German language and centime in French languages. And Italian calls it roman ash.

Prior to 1978 there were as much as 75 mints producing coins in Switzerland .Thus there’re were almost 860 coins in circulation having different monetary value ,made from different metal and alloys different sizes and different shapes .Local Abbeys ,Cities and cantons all followed different currency systems which resulted into major chaos as this coins were intermingling in circulations .this was effectively solved by introduction of Swiss Federal Constitution declaration that only Swiss federal government can issue and monitor currency .This was further reinforced by 1850 coinage cat .This was the year when franc was first introduced and accepted as monetary currency of the country .The value of Swiss franc was to be at par with French Franc .Further subunits of franc were batzen and rappen in German ,centismo in Italian ,centime in French and rap in Romanish language which one hundredth of franc 

In 1865 Switzerland formed Latin Monetary Union with countries like France, Belgium and Italy which also had strong common history and all were European countries. 

The Swiss franc also has nicknames like Stutz, stei, Eir and thune in different European languages ,Plural forms are franchen, franch ,franchis ,franks,


Designs on coins have remained more or less constant with introducing now newness apart from few exceptions.this coins have no language on them only numeric figures are depicted. Though they are printed with Halvetia or Cofederatio Helvetica on them .small coins have Liberatas inscribed which is roman goddess Liberty .Artists are given lot of respect as their names are inscribed on the coins which they have created .Present currency system is as follows 

c5is made of aluminum bronze Rest of all coins are made with alloy of copper and nickel called cupronickel i.e., 10c,2c0&50 centimes,1/2Frank,1Frank ,Frank 2,5frank coins .

These coins can be exchanged at face value only in post office and central banks. Commercially they are not legalized to be exchanged.

Bank Notes

In 1907 Swiss bank became the sole regulating and printing authority of Swiss Currency.50 franks, 100 franks, 500 franks and 100 franks notes were issued by Swiss Bank .20 Frank was later addition to this series after few years only. This notes had three different languages version French, German and Italian as Switzerland is language neutral country whose population speaks all this languages.

Current bank Notes are designed by Swiss artist Joe Zintzymyer he has chosen art as background and theme of pictures on the notes.200 Frank note was important introduction of this times which had successfully replaced 500 frank notes which as it is was rendered redundant .Keeping the base colors same .some notes were changed to avoid confusion with similar colored notes. all this notes had same height but different width hence sizes of notes also vary .all this notes carry a security features like irodin digits and kine gram ,hidden in them to avoid counterfeiting of money.


10 franc note is yellow and has picture of famous architect Le couborsue on it 

20 franc note is red has author Honegger

50 franc note is green in color has picture of Sophie Tabor

100 franc note is blue has picture of Albert Giacometti

200 franc is brown in color and has picture of Charles Ferdinand Remas

1000 franc is purple and has Jacob burchhardt

1 CHF=0.744EUROS

1 CHF=1.00985USD


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