1990 Switzerland Silver Shooting Thaler Winterthur Proof

1990 Switzerland Silver Shooting Thaler Winterthur Proof
1990 Switzerland Silver Shooting Thaler Winterthur Proof 1990 Switzerland Silver Shooting Thaler Winterthur Proof 1990 Switzerland Silver Shooting Thaler Winterthur Proof 1990 Switzerland Silver Shooting Thaler Winterthur Proof
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Commemorate the Historic Swiss Shooting Festival with this Beautiful 1990 Silver Thaler!

Switzerland is divided into Swiss cantons, similar to states in the United States. In the 1800s and early 1900s, these cantons held Shooting Festivals as a fundraiser to support orphans and widows of soldiers who had died in battle. Prizes were awarded to sharp shooters and commemorative medals were minted for each festival. Although the purpose for the festival has changed the tradition continues and draws 200,000-300,000 people every year.

Collectors will love the opportunity to be able to get their hands on the 1990 Switzerland Silver Shooting Thaler, part of the legendary coin series that sell out at the Swiss mint every year they are issued. This year’s version of the Shooting Thaler commemorated the 1990 Federal Festival in Winterthur. The obverse side of the coin features two females figures with one holding a sword and the other holding a shield. The reverse side of the coin features crossed rifles with a shooting target within a wreath.

  • Gem Proof Condition-- Manufactured using highly polished planchets and struck multiple times creates a beautiful frosted look on the raise parts of the design, with a mirror-like finish in the background.
  • Classic and Modern Era Coins-- The classic era of Shooting Thalers was from 1842-1939. After the production of these coins was paused due to World War II, the Shooting Thalers were reintroduced in 1984 and the modern era for these coins began.
  • High Quality and Beautiful Designs-- Each piece contains 25 grams of 90% silver and Shooting Thalers are well-known for their beautiful and intricate designs depicting marksmanship, heraldry, Swiss patriotism, and various cantonal themes.
  • Limited Mintage -- Shooting Thalers sell out every year but we obtained some scarce, backdated issues. Only 5,000 1990 Shooting Thalers are available.

The Shooting Thalers are very popular due to their long-running connection with the Swiss Shooting Festivals that are a pillar of Swiss culture and are held throughout the great nation of Switzerland. Because of the popularity of the Shooting Thalers, it is very difficult to acquire these special coins. Don’t miss this special opportunity! Order a 1990 Silver Thaler today to get your hands on a piece of Swiss tradition!

Year of Issue 1990
Country Switzerland
Composition Silver
Purity 0.9000
Condition Proof
Denomination 50.00
Currency Type Francs
Coin Weight 25 Grams - g
Dimensions 37mm
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