Swiss 1864 Bronze Shooting Medal Geneva Helvetia R-594c NGC MS65 BN Rare
Beautiful ancient Medal
shows Geneva standing facing, holding sword and shield, and being embraced by Helvetia to right, holding reversed sword.
For the Federal Shooting Festival in Geneva and Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Geneva’s Realignment with Switzerland, 12 July 1864.
By Jean François Antoine Bovy & R. Dorer.
Dually-dated 1814 and 1864. (rose) 50me ANNIVERSAIRE DE LA RÉUNION DE GENÈVE A LA SUISSE, TIR/NATIONAL/EN FAVEUR/DU MONUMENT/INAUGURE/LE 12 7ere/1864 in seven lines; all within wreath / (rose) UN POUR TOUS (star) TOUS POUR UN (rose)/12 SEPTEMBRE 1864, Geneva standing facing, holding sword and shield, and being embraced by Helvetia to right, holding reversed sword.
Extremely High Graded for such ancient Medal as MS 65 BN
Diameter: 46.89 mm
Weight: 59.3 g
Richter gives this a scarcity rating of R, now it's probably more like a RR
(R = Rare, RR = very Rare)
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