Switzerland Silver Coin 5 Swiss Francs
struck for the Shooting Festival in Lugano – Shooting Thaler Coin – Medal
Commemorating the Entry of Fribourg and Solothurn into the Swiss Confederation in 1481
Authenticity is certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation NGC
high graded as MS63
Obverse: Helvetica and Neptune seated on a rock, below tunnel with early train.
Legend: TIRO FEDERALE IN LUGANO 1883
Reverse: Coat of Arms of Lugano with shooting cap, rifle and standards with olive branch surrounding. Denomination (5 Fr.) below.
Legend: LIBERTADE INERME É DE’ TIRANNI AGEVOL PREDA / 5 Fr.
Composition: Silver .835
Weight: 25.02 g
Diameter: 37 mm
Mintage: 30,000 pcs.
Designer: E. Durossel, Berna
Catalogs: Richter-1373a, Krause-236, Martin-773, Davenport 390, HMZ 2-1343n, KM-XS16.
Several pictures under different lighting are included of the actual coin.
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