Comparison edge lettering 5 francs

From 1985 to 1993 the 5 Swiss franc coin was minted with incuse edge lettering, which reduced abrasion. However, this made the counterfeiting easier, because the incuse edge lettering is much easier to produce than raised edge lettering.

5 francs, 1984, raised edge lettering
raised edge lettering, until 1984
 
5 francs, 1985, incuse edge lettering
incuse edge lettering, 1985 to 1993
 
5 francs, 1984, raised edge lettering
raised edge lettering, from 1994
 
comparison raised/incuse edge lettering
comparison raised/incuse edge lettering
comparison raised/incuse edge lettering

 
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