Silver "Burdorf Shooting Festival" Medal. Condition: Certified and graded by NGC as MS-62! Cantonal Shooting Festival in Burgdorfe, 19th-27th of July, 1891.Obverse: Soldier standing right, holding rifle over shoulder; coat-of-arms below. Landscape with the Burdorf castle to left in background.
Legend: ZUM SCHUTZ UND TRUTZ. Reverse: Cherub flying left, banging upon target within wreath; rayed star above. Cantonal shooting festival in Burgdorf. Burgdorf (French: Berthoud) is the largest city in the Emmental in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.
It was the capital of the district of the same name until 2010, when it became part of the new Emmental district. The canton of Bern is the second largest of the 26 Swiss cantons. Located in west-central Switzerland, it borders the Canton of Jura and the Canton of Solothurn to the north.
To the west lie the Canton of Neuchâtel, the Canton of Fribourg and Vaud. To the south lies the Valais.
East of the canton of Bern lie the cantons of Uri, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Lucerne and Aargau. The canton of Bern is bilingual (French and German). The cantonal capital, also the Federal capital, is Bern. The item "1891, Switzerland, Bern. Silver Burdorf Shooting Festival Medal.
NGC MS-62" is in sale since Thursday, May 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Switzerland". The seller is "coinworldtv" and is located in Wien. This item can be shipped worldwide.