Information about mint: Swissmint

Swissmint (1853 - present)

Swissmint is the official mint of the Swiss Confederation. Located in the Swiss capital city Bern, it is responsible for manufacturing Swiss franc coins, both of the currency and bullion variety. Apart from making coins for the government, Swissmint also manufactures medals and commemorative coins for private customers.

In the year 1853, the Federal Government of Switzerland took over the former mint of the Canton of Bern on a trial basis. The old Bernese mint was renamed the Federal Mint and, from 1890, became an official Federal institution.

Coin Types predominantly or exclusively minted by: Swissmint (5)
Coins struck by: Swissmint (562)
CountryYearNameMintageMint Mark
Switzerland 1853 One Centime (Rappen) 1853 2,008,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1855 One Centime (Rappen) 1855 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1856 One Centime (Rappen) 1856 2,500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1857 One Centime (Rappen) 1857 1,587,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1858 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1858 1,548,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1859 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1859 2,776,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1863 One Centime (Rappen) 1863 501,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1864 One Centime (Rappen) 1864 501,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1866 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1866 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1866 One Centime (Rappen) 1866 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1868 One Centime (Rappen) 1868 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1870 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1870 540,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1870 One Centime (Rappen) 1870 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1871 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1871 844,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1872 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1872 1,212,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1872 One Centime (Rappen) 1872 2,080,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1873 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1873 1,398,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1873 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1873 1,622,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1874 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1874 1,700,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1875 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1875 174,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1875 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1875 984,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1875 One Centime (Rappen) 1875 975,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1876 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1876 1,962,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1876 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1876 990,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1876 One Centime (Rappen) 1876 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1877 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1877 978,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1877 One Centime (Rappen) 1877 923,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1878 One Centime (Rappen) 1878 981,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1879 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1879 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1879 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1879 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1879 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1879 990,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1879 One Centime (Rappen) 1879 998,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1880 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1880 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1880 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1880 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1880 One Centime (Rappen) 1880 992,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1881 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1881 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1881 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1881 3,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1881 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1881 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1882 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1882 3,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1882 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1882 3,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1882 One Centime (Rappen) 1882 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1883 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1883 2,500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1883 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1883 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1883 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1883 3,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1883 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1883 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1883 One Centime (Rappen) 1883 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1884 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1884 4,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1884 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1884 3,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1884 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1884 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1884 One Centime (Rappen) 1884 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1885 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1885 3,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1885 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1885 3,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1885 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1885 3,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1886 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1886 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1887 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1887 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1887 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1887 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1887 One Centime (Rappen) 1887 1,504,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1888 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1888 1,500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1888 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1888 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1889 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1889 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1889 One Centime (Rappen) 1889 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1890 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1890 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1890 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1890 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1890 One Centime (Rappen) 1890 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1891 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1891 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1891 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1891 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1891 One Centime (Rappen) 1891 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1892 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1892 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1892 One Centime (Rappen) 1892 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1893 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1893 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1893 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1893 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1893 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1893 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1894 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1894 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1894 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1894 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1894 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1894 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1894 One Centime (Rappen) 1894 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1895 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1895 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1895 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1895 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1895 One Centime (Rappen) 1895 2,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1896 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1896 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1896 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1896 16 Letter B
Switzerland 1896 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1896 16 Letter B
Switzerland 1896 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1896 20 Letter B
Switzerland 1896 One Centime (Rappen) 1896 36 Letter B
Switzerland 1897 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1897 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1897 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1897 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1897 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1897 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1897 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1897 487,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1897 One Centime (Rappen) 1897 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1898 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1898 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1898 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1898 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1898 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1898 2,500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1898 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1898 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1898 One Centime (Rappen) 1898 1,500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1899 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1899 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1899 Ten Centimes (Rappen) 1899 500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1899 Five Centimes (Rappen) 1899 1,500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1899 Two Centimes (Rappen) 1899 1,000,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1899 One Centime (Rappen) 1899 1,500,000 Letter B
Switzerland 1900 Twenty Centimes (Rappen) 1900 1,000,000 Letter B
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Swissmint: Details
From Year1853
CountrySwitzerland
LocationBern
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Mint Marks used by: Swissmint
Letter B

Swissmint, previously known as the Bern / Berne Mint or the Federal Mint of Switzerland, normally uses the letter B as its mint mark. There have been some exceptions where it did not use any mint mark.

No mint mark

Between 1970 and 1985 (incl.), Swissmint had no mint mark on the coins it struck.