Information about Symbol: Libertas by Albert Walch

Libertas by Albert Walch
Switzerland / Twenty Francs 1883

Libertas (Latin for Liberty) is the Roman goddess and embodiment of liberty.

This rendering by Albert Walch was created in 1883 for the newly introduced 20 Francs gold coins of Switzerland.

It depicts a female head looking left, with a ribbon of edelweiss flowers in her hair, wearing a diadem with the text LIBERTAS on it.

Libertas by Albert Walch - Example/s on coins
Switzerland / Twenty Francs 1883

Libertas by Albert Walch on 20 Francs Gold

Switzerland / Twenty Francs 1883

This depiction of Libertas was only used on the 20 Francs denomination for a short time.

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Libertas by Albert Walch: Details
Year1883
CountrySwitzerland
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