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Why add this perfect 2019 Silver Proof Switzerland Shooting Festival Thaler to your collection?
The modern series of gold and silver Swiss Shooting Festival Thalers has been issued annually since 1984, commemorating the marksmanship event which has been held since the 15th century. The 2019 release celebrates the Festival's host canton of Appenzell, a region located in the northeast of Switzerland. The magnificent 37 mm diameter proof is struck from .900 fine silver, its mintage an astoundingly low 1,500 pieces.
Impressive Symbolic Imagery
The obverse features a pair of standing bears facing each other, one cradling a tree branch. The bear image is adapted from the Appenzeller coat of arms. Inscribed "VOGELINSEGG-SCHIESSEN APPENZELL VR" and "2019."
The coin's denomination "50 FR" appears at the center of the reverse, encircled by a wreath anchored by a pair of crossed rifles, powder horn and bandolier, with purity below. The inscriptions "CONVERTIBLE A LA FETE DE TIR" and "EINLOSBAR AM SCHUTENFEST" declare the coin redeemable for face value only at the shooting festival.
Flawless Ultra Cameo Proof 70 with Exclusive Switzerland Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 2019 Silver Proof Switzerland Appenzell Shooting Festival Thaler to be a perfect Proof 70. The designation of Ultra Cameo (UC) refers to the exceptional amount of contrast between the proof's textured and mirrored surfaces. The exquisite proof is presented in a NGC holder accompanied by a Switzerland themed certification label designed exclusively for ModernCoinMart.
Add this exciting low mintage Silver Proof commemorating the 2019 Appenzell Shooting Festival to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Mint:||Mayer Mint GmbH Germany|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Switzerland Label|
|Weight in Grams:||25 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.8038 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Two Bears Coat of Arms|
|Reverse Design:||Wreath With Crossed Rifles|