Austria 1976 1000 schilling
"AUTRICHE, République (1918-), AV 1000 schilling, 1976. Millénaire de l'Autriche. Fleur de Coin. (republic of Austria, gold thousand schilling of 1976, for the millennium of Austria. Uncirculated.)"This commemorative was the first issue of this denomination, which has been used since for various gold commemoratives of various weight standards. The appearance of the Babenbergs marks Austria's emergence into history out of the Dark Ages.
Recorded mintage: 1,800,000 proofs.
Specification: 13.50 g, .900 fine gold, 0.388 troy oz AGW, 27 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: Fr-909, KM-2933.
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