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1 Thaler - Franz Joseph I Third German Shooting Festival

1 Thaler - Franz Joseph I (Third German Shooting Festival) -  obverse 1 Thaler - Franz Joseph I (Third German Shooting Festival) -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Token
Year 1868
Value 1 Feinthaler (1.5)
Composition Silver
Weight 16.90 g
Diameter 33.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References X# M8
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

The Third German Shooting Festival

Obverse

Crowned Imperial eagle

Lettering:
III DEUTSCHES BUNDES SCHIESSEN IN WIEN 1868
1 FTHLR

Engraver: Johann Schwerdtner

Reverse

Lettering:
WIR WOLLEN SEIN EIN EINIG VOLK VON BRUDERN
SEIDAN

Translation: We want to be a single people of brethren

Engraver: Václav Seidan

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The reverse legend is taken from Schiller's "William Tell" who himself took it from the  Rütlischwur, a legendary oath of the Old Swiss Confederacy dated 1307.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1868 

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