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Luzern gulden

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Luzern gulden

The Gulden was the currency of the Swiss canton of Luzern until 1798. It was subdivided into 40 Schilling, each of 3 Rappen or 6 Angster. Coins were also issued denominated in Kreuzer and Batzen. It was replaced by the Frank of the Helvetian Republic in 1798. This was, in turn, replaced by the Luzern Frank.


In the late 18th century, copper coins were issued for 1 Angster and 1 Rappen, together with billon 1 Schilling, ½ and 1 Batzen. Silver coins were issued in denominations of 5 and 10 Schilling, 20 and 40 Kreuzer, and 20 and 40 Batzen.


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