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2017 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler - Glarus 1/2 oz Gold Proof Fr.500 Coin GEM Proof with Certificate of Authenticity

2017 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler - Glarus 1/2 oz Gold Proof Fr.500 Coin GEM Proof COA
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Why add the 2017 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler - Glarus 1/2 oz. Gold Proof Fr.500 Coin GEM Proof COA to your collection?

This 2017 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler - Glarus 1/2 oz. Gold Proof 500 Franc Coin is sold out at the Mint! It is available in remarkable Gem Proof condition to add to your collection and includes a Certificate of Authenticity. This coin was struck by the Swiss Mint on a .9999 fine gold 1/2 oz. planchet. It features a low mintage of 220 coins. Swiss Shooting Thalers have a rich history going back to the 19th Century.

History in the Glarus design

The Shooting Thaler this year commemorates the Glarus Shooting Festival that occurred in the Swiss Canton of Glarus. The 500 Franc denomination appears on the obverse in a laurel and oak wreath. Inscriptions appear on the rim in German and French. The reverse features the timeless image of Helvetia, the female personification of Switzerland, next to a kneeling shooter. The Swiss Alps are pictured in the background, the 2017 date in the foreground and the phrase "Glarus Canton Shooting Festival" appears in German along the rim.

Gem Proof

Proofs are struck with polished dies and planchets. This specialized preparation and handling results in the most coveted finish in Numismatics. Gem graded coins would grade at PF65 or higher. This example includes a Certificate of Authenticity.

Order your Gem Proof 2017 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler - Glarus 1/2 oz. Gold Proof 500 Franc Coin with the COA from ModernCoinMart today.


Year of Issue:2017
Mint:Swiss Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Finish:Proof
Packaging:with COA
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9999
Display Weight:1/2 oz
Weight in Grams:15.5517 g
Weight in Ounces:0.5 oz
Diameter:33 mm
Country:Switzerland
Legal Tender:Switzerland
Currency:Franc
Denomination:500
Mintage:220
Obverse Design:Wreath of Oak and Laurel
Reverse Design:Helvetica with Sword and Laurel Wreath