Schaffhausen frank

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The Frank was the currency of the Swiss canton of Schaffhausen between 1798 and 1850. It was subdivided into 10 Batzen, each of 4 Kreuzer.


The Frank was the currency of the Helvetian Republic from 1798, replacing the Thaler in Schaffhausen. The Helvetian Republic ceased issuing coins in 1803. Schaffhausen issued coins between 1808 and 1809. In 1850, the Swiss franc was introduced, with ​1 12 Swiss francs = 1 Schaffhausen Frank.


Billon coins were issued in denominations of 1 Kreuzer, ​12 and 1 Batzen.


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

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