Bank notes, coins and notgeld are among the lots in Auction 21
offered by Swiss International Coin Auction AG (Sincona) on Oct. 17 in
the Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich, Switzerland.
Among the nearly 800 lots is a specimen 50-frank note of Switzerland
from 1941, Lot 5357. The specimen has an estimate of 15,000 Swiss
francs (about $16,000 in U.S. funds).
The face design features a vignette of the head of a young woman,
while the back shows a farmer leading a large bull. The word
“SPECIMEN” is printed in red on both sides and the note has several
star-shaped punch-cancel marks.
A 1914 Belgian 20-franc note (Lot 5008) features a portrait of King
Leopold 1 on the face. The back has elaborate guilloche as the main
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