Luzern frank

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The Frank was the currency of the Swiss canton of Luzern between 1798 and 1850. It was subdivided into 10 Batzen, each of 10 Rappen or 20 Angster.

History[edit]

The Frank was the currency of the Helvetian Republic from 1798, replacing the Gulden in Luzern. The Helvetian Republic ceased issuing coins in 1803. Luzern issued coins between 1803 and 1846. In 1850, the Swiss franc was introduced, with 1 12 Swiss francs = 1 Luzern Frank.

Coins[edit]

Copper coins were issued in denominations of 1 Angster and 1 Rappen, together with billon 12 and 1 Batzen, silver 2 12, 5 and 10 Batzen and 4 Franken and gold 10 and 20 Franken.

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