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45' Switzerland 1/2 Franc silver coin pendant Helvetia Swiss cross St. Gallen Lugano Biel/Bienne Thun Ticino Uri Alpine Jura Alphorn n001851

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Switzerland 1/2 Franc / Franken / Franco {1875-1967} 1S FEATURING front: Helvetia is the female national personification of Switzerland, officially Confœderatio Helvetica, the Swiss Confederation. The Goddess Helvetia or the Goddess Helvetica. The allegory is typically pictured in a flowing gown, with a spear and a shield emblazoned with the Swiss flag, and commonly with braided hair, commonly with a wreath as a symbol of confederation. The name is a derivation of the ethnonym Helvetii, the name of the Gaulish tribe inhabiting the Swiss Plateau prior to the Roman conquest. She is encircled by the 22 stars representing the 22 cantons in which the Confederation then consisted. Later, a 23rd star was added. Lettering: HELVETIA A. BOVY INCT Engraver: A. Bovy d, #39;après A. Walch back: oat sprig • quantity 1 • demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished .835 Silver coin • diameter: 18.2 mm • weight: 2.5 g ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2.4mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace with lobster clasp 24" stainless steel ball chain {lightweight 5 g} 1-1/8" silver color keychain with 30 mm ring {see last photo} ****If you need a shorter length black necklace please message me*****

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