|Switzerland Helvetia coins - 5 Swiss Francs Silver coin|
|Switzerland coins - 5 Swiss Francs Silver coin - Shooting Thaler|
The Canton of Zug is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland. It is located in central Switzerland and its capital is Zug.
Obverse: Standing soldier (Hans Landwing) holding halberd and rescued flag (a historical scene of the Battle at Arbedo).
Legend: HANS LANDWING RETTET DAS PANNER BEI ARBEDO – 1422
Translated: "Hans Landwing saves the banner at Arbedo – 1422"
Legend: A. BOVY (1422) SC .t
Reverse: Shooter´s plummed hat above two shield of Switzerland & Zug. Crossed rifles and wreath in background.
Legend: EIDGENÖSSISCHES SCHÜTZENFEST 1869 IN ZUG – 5 Fr.
Translated: "Federal shooting festival in Zug – 1869"
Mintage: 6.000 pcs.
Designer: Antoine Bovy
References: Davenport 384, HMZ 2-1343h, KM-XS10.
Weight: 25.05 gram of Silver (.835)
Diameter: 37 mm