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20 Francs Swiss Helvetia Vreneli Gold Coin AGW .1867 oz AU/BU (1897-1949, Random Year)

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20 Francs Swiss Helvetia Vreneli Gold Coin AGW .1867 oz AU/BU (1897-1949, Random Year)


Please note, the year of the coin will vary based on availability 

The 20 Francs Swiss Helvetia Vreneli Gold Coin AGW .1867 AU/BU is now available for purchase from Bullion Exchanges. The Vreneli coin weighs 0.1867 troy oz and is struck from .900 fine gold. These coins will arrive in either About/Almost Uncirculated Condition or Brilliant Uncirculated Condition. The Helvetia design on the Swiss Franc coin remains one of the most popular choices for collectors and investors worldwide. Add one to your collection today!

The Swiss 20 Francs Vreneli gold coins were produced from 1897-1936, when production ceased due to the onset of the Great Depression. However, restrikes of this coin were later issued in 1947 and 1949. The name Helvetia, the female national personification of Switzerland, dates back to Roman times. Vreneli is the informal name used to refer to the range of legal tender gold coins which exist in three denominations: 10, 20, and 100 francs. The name “Vreneli” was attributed to the female head by Neuchâtel medalist Fritz Ulisse Landry.

The obverse of the Swiss Vreneli depicts the bust of a young woman, the charming “Swiss Miss”, with a bridal hairstyle. Her collar is decorated with Edelweiss, a wooly flower with star-shaped petals. Behind her, the majestic Swiss Alps fill the background. The top of the coin features the inscription "HELVETIA" and the engraver’s signature "F. LANDRY" appears at the bottom right.

The reverse showcases the Swiss Coat of Arms placed on branches of oak. The denomination, "20 FR", borders the central design. At the bottom, the date and mintmark B (Bern) appear. 

Coin Features:

  • Contains .900 fine gold and weighs .1867 troy oz
  • Denomination of 20 francs
  • Coins selected at random based on availability
  • Obverse: Features the bust of Vreneli in front of the Swiss Alps along with the inscriptions “Helvetia” and “F. Landry”
  • Reverse: Displays the Swiss Coat of Arms and “20 FR”

Bullion Exchanges carries a wide variety of gold coins from Europe, including the 20 Francs Helvetia Vreneli Gold Coin. We also provide an assortment of US gold coins as well. After submitting your order, we will carefully package and ship your items to you. If you have any questions about this coin or any of our other products, please contact our helpful customer service team.

Customer Reviews

A lucky find thanks to BE!!!! (Review by Samuel Valencia)
I've been looking all over for a coin like this to add to my collection and Bullion Exchanges made it an easy buy! This 20 Franc Gold Swiss Vreneli coin was cheapest on their website and I loved how simple their online ordering was. My item came in three days and in great condition.

Can't wait to purchase from BE again!
(Posted on 8/17/2015)

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