Karl Elsener Commemorative Coin Set

Updated: Jun 7, 2019


To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of pioneer master cutler Karl Elsener, Swissmint (the Federal Mint) has produced a 20 franc “Swiss Army Knife” silver coin. Designed by Swiss illustrator and graphic designer Nadja Baltensweiler, the coin shows

the Swiss Army Knife with its tools displayed against the stunning backdrop of the Swiss Alps.

The set also includes a specially designed edition of the Huntsman pocket knife, adorned with the signature of Karl Elsener. Only 470 pieces of the Karl Elsener Commemorative Coin Set 2018 will be available in North America, making this pair a coveted exclusive for collectors and enthusiasts around the globe.

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