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Two-hundred Swiss franc note


200 new Swiss franc note obverse

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Description:
Size: 70 x 151mm
Main colour: Brown
Date of issue: 22 August 2018

200 new Swiss franc note obverse 200 new Swiss franc note reverse

According to Swiss National Bank there are about 76.47 million 200-franc banknotes in circulation, amounting to 14.9 percent of the number and 18.1 percent of the value of all banknotes in Switzerland. A survey by the Swiss National Bank shows that 66 percent of the Swiss resident population has held a 200-franc note in their hands in the last few years. The notes have an above-average life expectancy of over 10 years.

Two-hundred Swiss franc note design features

200 new Swiss franc note obverse 200 new Swiss franc note reverse

The design of the new 200-frank banknote is based on Switzerland’s scientific expertise and achievements, expressed by matter.

[1]Hand

200 new Swiss franc Hand

The fingers of the hand describe three axis coordinates, representing the spatial dimensions in which matter expands.

[2]Globe and land masses

200 new Swiss franc globe

Over the globe, the earth's land masses during the late Cretaceous period are shown.

[3]Security strip

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The security strip features an abstract map of the geological ages of Switzerland, as well as a timeline showing some of the stages in the formation of the universe.

[4]Particle collision

200 new Swiss franc Particle collision

The particle collision expresses the key motif of the note and highlights the international importance of Swiss scientific activities.

[5]Particle detector

200 new Swiss franc Particle detector

The illustration of a particle detector represents Switzerland as a research hub.

For detailed overview the security features of Swiss franc new 9-th series banknotes turn to 50 Swiss franc note or 100 Swiss franc note.

Sources:
snb.ch
wikipedia.org