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2000 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler - Biere Silver Proof Fr.50 Coin NGC PF69 UC Exclusive Switzerland Label

2000 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler - Biere Silver Proof Fr.50 Coin NGC PF69 UC Exclusive Switzerland Label
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Why add this virtually flawless Silver Proof 2000 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler to your collection?

This Silver Proof represents the seventeenth release of the modern era of the Swiss Shooting Thaler series, issued in honor of the 2000 Shooting Festival held in Biere, the Swiss canton of Vaud, located in western Switzerland. The Festival has been held to celebrate the legendary marksmanship of the Swiss since the 15th century. The 50 Franc proof coin, struck from .900 fine silver, with a weight of 25 grams, measures 37 mm in diameter, and has a final reported mintage of 3,000.

Beautiful image details

The obverse illustrates a standing solider clothed in an elaborate renaissance style, with sword and shield inscribed "LIBERTE ET PATRIE." Additional inscriptions include "TIR FEDERAL EIDG. SCHUTZENFEST," "TIRO FEDERALE" and "BIERE 2000."

The Swiss cross adorns a shield on the reverse, surrounded by grape vines, with crossed rifles below. Inscribed "CONVERTIBLE EN 50 FRS A LA FETE DE TIR."

Ultra Cameo Proof 69 with MCM-exclusive Switzerland label

This gorgeous 2000 Silver Proof Switzerland Shooting Thaler commemorating the Biere Shooting Festival is graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) to be an almost perfect Proof 69, and is presented in a NGC protective holder accompanied by the MCM-exclusive Switzerland design certification label. The proof exhibits exceptional detail and contrast between the surface finishes, earning it the additional designation of Ultra Cameo (UC).

This beautifully struck Silver Proof Biere Shooting Festival Thaler belongs in your collection today! Purchase the impressively graded proof from MCM now!


Year of Issue:2000
Mint:Huguenin Frères
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF69
Finish:Proof
Label/Signature:Exclusive Switzerland Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9
Weight in Grams:25 g
Weight in Ounces:0.8038 oz
Diameter:37 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:Switzerland
Legal Tender:Switzerland
Currency:Franc
Denomination:50
Mintage:3,000
Obverse Design:Standing Soldier with Sword and Shield
Reverse Design:Cross Within Grapevines Above Rifles