Austria 1936 100 schilling

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Jean Elsen sale 103, lot 1685
Austria 1936 100 schilling rev JElsen 103-1685.jpg
This specimen was lot 1685 in Jean Elsen sale 103 (Brussels, December 2009), where it sold for 900 euro. The catalog description[1] noted,
"AUTRICHE, République (1918- ), AV 100 Schilling, 1936, Mariazell. Rare. Superbe à Fleur de Coin" (Republic of Austria, gold 100 schilling, 1936, Mariazell. Rare, Extremely Fine to Uncirculated).
This type was struck in limited numbers 1935-38 just prior to the anschluss with Nazi Germany. It is accompanied by a silver five schilling (KM 2853).

Recorded mintage: 12,000.

Specification: 23.52 g, .900 fine gold, .680 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Jaeckel 447; Fr-522, KM 2857.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 103, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, s.a, 2009.

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