Print

Third banknote series, 1918

Between 1918 and 1930, these bills were either designed and issued in intervals as so-called war notes, or else they were printed as reserve notes. (Recommended reading: The Swiss banknote 1907–1997, Michel de Rivaz, COLLECTION LA MEMOIRE DE L'OEIL, ISBN 2-88100-080-0)

100

Portrait front
William Tell in left-hand side medallion
Motif back
Ornaments, rosette, and Jungfrau massif
Prevailing colour
brown and blue
Graphic artist
Balzer (Orell Füssli employee)
Format (mm)
115x180
Date of first issue
27.09.1918
Date of recall
01.07.1925
Worthless from
01.07.1945
Print
Orell Füssli, Zurich

100

Portrait front
William Tell in left-hand side medallion
Motif back
Ornaments, rosette, and Jungfrau massif
Prevailing colour
brown and blue
Graphic artist
Balzer (Orell Füssli employee)
Format (mm)
115x180
Date of first issue
Reserve note
Print
Orell Füssli, Zurich

20

Portrait front
'Pestalozzi' (Swiss educationalist) in right-hand side medallion
Motif back
Swiss cross in the middle of the note
Prevailing colour
blue
Graphic artist
Picture: Felix Maria Diogg
Line drawing: Traugott Willi
Format (mm)
86x143
Date of first issue
15.07.1930
Date of recall
01.04.1956
Worthless from
01.04.1976
Print
Orell Füssli, Zurich

20

Portrait front
'Pestalozzi' (Swiss educationalist) in right-hand side medallion
Motif back
Swiss cross in the middle of the note
Prevailing colour
blue
Graphic artist
Orell Füssli
Format (mm)
86x143
Date of first issue
Reserve note
Print
Orell Füssli, Zurich

20

Portrait front
Women from Fribourg in left-hand side medallion s
Motif back
Ornaments, rosette, and numeral of value
Prevailing colour
greyish blue
Graphic artist
according to a picture by Pietro Chiesa
Format (mm)
88x141
Date of first issue
Reserve note
Print
Orell Füssli, Zurich