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Crossing the Border by Gondola: Swissmint presents “Klein Matterhorn Cable Car”

After more than 80 years, Zermatt’s major project “Klein Matterhorn aerial cableway” will become a reality this summer. Swissmint is honoring this project with a new issue.

Major Changes at Swissmint

With the release of the new "Mani Matter” commemorative coin, Swissmint is revising its image, website and much more. Read here what will change in the future.

Swissmint Pays Tribute to Singer-Songwriter Mani Matter

50 years after Mani Matter's death, Swissmint is dedicating a 20-franc silver coin to the singer-songwriter and his Bernese-German chanson “Dr Alpeflug”.

“Timemachine” Commemorates Switzerland’s Watchmaking Industry

For the first time, Swissmint has issued a 25 franc gold coin. The coin is dedicated to the Swiss watchmaking industry, which is highly respected around the world.

Swiss Gold Coin Commemorates the Last 10-Franc Vreneli

In 2022, Swissmint is commemorating the last minting of the 10-franc gold Vreneli in 1922 with a gold coin. In the Swissmint online shop the coin was sold out only hours after the official issue. What makes this issue so special?

“Hydropower” on Swiss Commemorative Coin

The commemorative coin “Hydropower” starts the Swissmint’s three-part coin series “Energy of the Future”. It is the mint’s first colored coin with fluorescent elements. As usually, at the end of the year a circulation coin set will be issued with a Christmas medal.

Swissmint Dedicates Gold Coin to “50 Years of Swiss Women’s Right to Vote”

On 29th April 2021 Swissmint launches a new commemorative gold coin “50 years of Swiss women’s right to vote” remembering the introduction of votes for women at federal level in 1971.

The Impossible in Silver: Swissmint’s “Illusion – The Bridge of Life”

Swissmint issues a new 20 Francs silver coin on 29th April 2021. “Illusion – The Bridge of Life” is dedicated to one of the best-known works of Swiss trompe-l’oeil artist Sandro Del-Prete.

Swissmint Lands Twice in the Guinness Book of Records

Not one but two coins by Swissmint made it into the Guinness Book of Records. Swissmint can be proud to mint the coin with the oldest design still in circulation. The mint also issued the world’s smallest commemorative coin with its 1/4 franc commemorative coin. Congratulations on the record!

Numismatic Record Performances in the Style of Roger Federer

Every mint has the wish to land a coup and thus gain international attention. But what happens if they actually succeed? Using the example of the commemorative coin dedicated to Roger Federer issued at the beginning of 2020, Swissmint answers this question.
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