Austria 1936 2 schilling
This type was struck in 1936 to commemorate soldier Prinz Eugen. This specimen was part of lot 32582 in Heritage sale 3035 (Long Beach, September 2014), which sold for $822.50. The catalog description 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 plus a few proofs.
Specification: 12 g, .640 fine silver, .245 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 2858.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- 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.