Rappen


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Rappen

A division of the Swiss franc equal in value to 1/100 of one franc. A rappen is also called a centime or a centesimo in the French and Italian-speaking sections of Switzerland.
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For 12 months employees of the Walsall firm searched everywhere for an original litho printing press to reproduce an authentic facsimile of the black Zurich 4 rappen local stamp.
Kynges and knyghtes sholde kepen it ["treuthe"] by reson - Riden and rappen doun in reaumes aboute, And taken transgressores and tyen hem faste Til treuthe hadde ytermyned hire trespas to the ende.
Switzerland used nickel for its 5 and 10 Rappen coins in 1932.