Comparison number of stars on illustrated side on ½, 1 an 2 Swiss francs

22 stars on illustrated side
until 1982: 22 stars in total on illustrated side
23 stars on illustrated side
from 1983: 23 stars in total on illustrated side

 
The stars represent the Swiss cantons. The creation of the canton Jura in 1979 increased the number of cantons to 23. From 1983 this canton was added to the illustrated side of the ½, 1 and 2 Swiss franc coins.

 
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