100470 | SWITZERLAND. Silver Schützenmedaille (Shooting Medal).

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    100470 | SWITZERLAND. Silver Schützenmedaille (Shooting Medal). Dated 1893. Commemorating the West Swiss Shooting Festival in Biel (Bienne), from 22–31 July (45mm, 39.17 g, 12h). By F. Homberg in Bern & R. Lanz in Biel.

     

    TREU'U EHR'SIND UNSRE WEHR, standard bearer standing facing within town square, head left / WESTSCHWEIZERISCHES SCHÜTZENFEST IN BIEL, two coats-of-arms; rayed Swiss cross above; all within wreath. Edge: Plain.

     

    Richter 225a. Choice Mint State. Tremendously bold relief, with a gunmetal gray cabinet tone and exceptionally mirrored fields. Silver mintge of 1,186 pieces.

     

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