Austria 1931 25 schilling
This specimen was lot 3738 in Goldberg sale 74 (Los Angeles, June 2013), where it sold for $287.50 including buyer's fees. The catalog description noted, "Austria. 25 Schilling, 1931. Imperial eagle. Reverse: Value. NGC graded MS-64." The SCWC, which lists this type for 1926-34, does not price this coin except in uncirculated, suggesting that it spent its life in bank vaults before entering the collector market.
Recorded mintage: 169,002.
Specification: 5.88 g, .900 fine gold, .170 tory oz AGW, designed by Arnold Hartig.
Catalog reference: Fr-521; KM-2841.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender and Steven Harvey, Goldberg Sale 74: the pre-Long Beach Sale, featuring the Arden Collection, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.