We have on great offer here a 1890 Frauenfeld Shooting Medal, Large 45mm Beautiful 3-D High Relief, Exquisite Detailing Design - Ultra Low Mintage (119 pieces at Mint, est. current < 20-25 Pcs). A True Museum Piece.
Location. Frauenfeld in Switzerland
Subject. The Swiss Shooting Festival
Size = 45 mm (Big Medal)
Weight > slightly 69++ Grams
Material. Gold (AU Pure - not gilt)
Mintage = 119 Pieces Only (Recorded)
Est. Remaining in Existence < 20-25 pieces max
Catalogue. Richter 1250a
Helvetia, the national personification of Switzerland in full battle armour, sword drawn at ready. Her shield shelters a maiden, modesty and vulnerabilities shown, whose hand rest on the coat of arms of Thurgau.
The design depicts the joining of the canton of Thurgau as a part of the Old Suisse Confederation.
The year 1803, as marked on the medal.
Helvetia will be the protector of the Thurgau as a part of the old Confederation of Suisse Cantons.
Designer. Hugues Bovy of Geneva.
Condition. Slight visible surface scratches, else otherwise in Mint, Almost Uncirculated Condition. Strong reliefs almost actively alive and captivating design.
Truly an incredibly beautiful rarity.
Going for an extremely very fair price due to beautiful. Definitely of museum-grade piece, ultra rare and hardly ever seen in public.
Authenticity guaranteed for Life.
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