Current exchange rates for gold and silver francs-LMU
The three currencies: gold francs, silver francs and paper francs are fundamentally interrelated. On this page you will find charts showing their respective exchange rates.
At the same time this information should help us to keep sight of the historical origins of the Swiss currency. Its stability and reliability are based solely on the intrinsic value of the two money metals.
Although today's central banks, which run the monetary system like a command economy, maintain they want to safeguard purchasing power – in fact the opposite is the case, as these charts demonstrate in an impressive manner.