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10 franken: CM.61-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Issuer: Banque Nationale Suisse
State: Switzerland



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-01-28) by Museum collection boxes


1995 - 1996

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Le Corbusier facing, raising spectacles

  • Text: BANQUE NATIONAL SUISSE / BANCA NAZIONALE SVIZZERA // Dix Francs / Dieci Franchi // Les billet de banque sont protégés par le droit pénal. / Le banconote sono / protette del diritto penale.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: "Modular" measuring system and buildings by le Corbusier in Chandigarh

  • Text: SCHWEIZERISCHE NATIONALBANK / BANCA NAZIUNALA SVIZRA // Zehn Franken / Diesch Francs // Banknote sind / strafrechtlich geschützt. / Las bancnotas èn / protegidas dal dretg penal.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.61-2008
Primary reference Number: 165617
Serial: 00F1999827
Bruce: 66
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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