Austria 1986 schilling

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Austria 1986 schilling rev DSLR.jpg

The specimen shown is an example of a type struck in Austria, 1959-2001. Austria began minting euros in 2002, rendering this coin obsolete. The obverse features the edelweiss, the flower made famous by The Sound of Music.

Recorded mintage: 57,578,000 + 42,000 proofs.

Specification: 4.2 g, aluminum bronze, 22.5 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 2886.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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