Why Add This PF70 UC 2018 Switzerland Winkelried Silver Proof Shooting Thaler to Your Collection?
Shooting thalers are issued by Switzerland to commemorate their largest shooting festivals. In Switzerland, the shooting sports are very popular, similar to football in the U.S. This silver proof shooting thaler has a face value of 50 Swiss francs. It was issued for the 2018 festival in Winkelried. Historically, mintage of these coins is kept quite low.
Impressive Helvetia Design
On the obverse, Helvetia can be seen holding a wreath. This is presumably for the winner of the festival. Helvetia is the classic female personification of Switzerland. The landscape behind her features a stunning level of detail. The date and festival location are inscribed on this side.
The face value is displayed on the reverse. The face value is surrounded by an ornate wreath. The lower portion shows the purity inscription along with a pair of crossed rifles.
NGC Certified PF70 UC
This silver proof shooting thaler is completely free of imperfections, which is why it was awarded the grade of Proof 70 (PF70) by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Since this specimen also possesses a high level of visual contrast it was given the Ultra Cameo (UC) designation.
Order while it's available, this NGC PF70 UC 2018 Switzerland Winkelried 50 francs silver proof shooting thaler could be a part of your collection.
This 2018 Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler - Winkelried Silver Proof Fr.50 Coin NGC PF70 UC Exclusive Switzerland Label is proudly minted by the Swiss Mint. The Swissmint, sometimes called the Bern Mint, was founded in 1848. It is the official mint of the Swiss Confederation.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Weight in Grams:||25 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.8038 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Victory With Rifle and Laurel Wreath|
|Reverse Design:||Wreath With Crossed Rifles|