5 Francs

Features

Country Switzerland
Period Federal State (1848-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1859
Value 5 Francs / Franken / Franchi (5)
Currency Shooting Thaler (1842-date)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References X# S5,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2005. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9780873497930.
HMZ 1# 2-1343c
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 1. Die Münzen der Schweiz : Antike bis Mittelalter. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866465084.

Commemorative issue

Zurich Shooting Festival, 1859

Obverse

Lettering:
ZÜRICH
5 FRANKEN

Reverse

Lettering:
EIDGENÖSSISCHES FREISCHIESSEN
1859

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1859  6,000

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