Austria 1916 20 corona Fr-511

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Sincona sale 54, lot 1106
This specimen was lot 1106 in Sincona sale 54 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 1,600 CHF (about US$1,904 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Franz Joseph I. 1848-1916. 20 Kronen 1916, Wien. Mit Bindeschild. Gutes vorzüglich. Minimal justiert. (empire of Austria, Francis Joseph I, 1848-1916, Good extremely fine, Minor adjustment marks.)"
This type was struck 1909-16. 1910 is the only common date. It varies from the prior Fr-509 by deleting the order chain around the shield on the reverse.

Recorded mintage: 71,763 (including KM 2818).

Specification: 6.78 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 6.77 g.

Catalog reference: KM 2827, Herinek 352. Fr-511.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 54: Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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