Appenzell frank

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The Frank was the currency of the Swiss canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden between 1798 and 1850. It was subdivided into 10 Batzen, each of 4 Kreuzer or 16 Pfenning.


The Frank was the currency of the Helvetian Republic from 1798. The Helvetian Republic ceased issuing coins in 1803. Appenzell issued coins between 1808 and 1816. In 1850, the Swiss franc was introduced, with ​1 12 Swiss francs = 1 Appenzell Frank.


Copper 1 pfenning coins were issued, together with billon 1 Kreuzer, ​12 and 1 Batzen and silver coins for ​12, 1, 2 and 4 Franken.


  • Krause, Chester L.; Clifford Mishler (1991). Standard Catalog of World Coins: 1801–1991 (18th ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 0873411501.

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