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Latest revision as of 18:21, 27 July 2018

from the Mountain Groan Collection
Austria 1954 2 groschen rev DSLR.jpg

The specimen shown is an example of a type struck in Austria, 1950-94. This date is common but the proofs are scarce. Austria began minting euros in 2002, rendering this coin obsolete. The old Hapsburg eagle clasped an orb and scepter, symbols of imperial power; the republican eagle holds a hammer and sickle, symbols of the hard work needed to rebuild from the disaster of World War Two.

Recorded mintage: 46,167,000 (highest mintage date) plus a few proofs.

Specification: 0.9 g, aluminum, 18 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-2876.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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