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Metal euro (shillings and groschens) - coins of Austria

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The Republic Austria is member country the European union . Monetary unit - euro - to equal 100 eurocents.

Till January, 1st, 2002 Austrian schillings - to equal 100 groschens were cash token moneys of Austria. A nominal number of the native currency of Austria has been presented by coins of denomination of 1, 2, 5, 10, 50 groschens and 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 shillings.

Between 1947 and 1952 years, in Austria of denomination coins have been entered into 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 groschens and 1, 2 and 5 shillings. Coins of 2 and 50 groschens, 1, 2 and 5 shillings have been executed from aluminium, a coin of 1 and 5 groschens from zinc, and the coin of 20 groschens was minted from aluminium bronze. In 1957 the coin, in 1959 of Aluminum-Bronze 50 groschens and 1 shilling, and in 1960 a silver coin of 5 shillings has been manufactured silver 10 shillings. Thus, 5 shillings the coin from aluminium became silver, this unusual event became possible thanks to substantial improvement of economy of Austria in the late fifties. But is more narrow in 1969 and 1974 the Copper-Nickel has replaced silver in 5 and 10 shillings coins, accordingly. Aluminum-Bronze the coin of 20 shillings has been entered in 1980. It is more than coin of denomination of 10 groschens seldom saw in circulation within the last year actions.

Nominal value: 50 groschens
Stamping: 1993
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 groschens of Austria the Reverse of 50 groschens of Austria
Nominal value: 5 shillings
Stamping: 1962
the Material: Silver
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 shillings of Austria the Reverse of 5 shillings of Austria

For all coins of the euro manufactured in Austria, it is characteristic availability on a reverse of three alternating strips different on a relief (rough - smooth - rough) and symbolising a national flag of Austria, on coins of Austria the designation of nominal value and the plotting of one of national symbols also are seated. In particular, on a coin in nominal value 1 euro is seated Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart portrait, the coin in 2 euro is decorated by a portrait of Berta fon Zuttner. The reverse of 50 eurocents contains the pavilion plotting in Vienna (Wiener Sezession), 20 eurocents - the plotting The Belveder palace, 10 eurocents - a cathedral of Sacred Shtefan. On reverses of coins in nominal value 5, 2 and 1 eurocent the Alpine primrose, an edelweiss and a gentian accordingly are represented.

Nominal value: 50 eurocents
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 eurocents of Austria the Reverse of 50 eurocents of Austria
Nominal value: 1 euro
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Center - a Copper-Nickel, a ring - a brass
the Note:
the Obverse 1 euro of Austria the Reverse 1 euro of Austria

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