Austria 1926 schilling

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Austria 1926 schilling rev DC.jpg

This type was struck 1925-26 and 1932 to feature the parliament building in Vienna. It superseded a slightly heavier coin with a similar design (KM 2835). Later schillings were copper-nickel (KM 2851). In 1925, the currency was reformed with 100 kronen (old) = 1 groschen (new) and 100 groschen = 1 schilling.

Recorded mintage: 38,209,000.

Specification: 6 g, .640 fine silver, .123 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 2840.

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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