Austria 1935 2 schilling

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Heritage sale 3035, part of lot 32582
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This type was struck in 1935 to commemorate politician Karl Lueger. This specimen was part of lot 32582 in Heritage sale 3035 (Long Beach, September 2014), which sold for $822.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Republic Two Schilling Set 1928-1937, All coins UNC. Each portrays a famous individual or place in local history. One commemorative was produced each year." In 1925, the currency was reformed with 100 kronen (old) = one groschen (new) and 100 groschen = one schilling.

Recorded mintage: 500,000 including a few proofs.

Specification: 12 g, .640 fine silver, .245 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 2855.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, and Warren Tucker, Heritage Signature Auction 3035, World and Ancient Coins, featuring the FoxLair Collection and the Law Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.

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