Austria 1999 500 schilling Fr-931
This specimen was lot 2295 in Goldberg sale 103 (Los Angeles, February 2018), where it sold for $411.25. The catalog description noted, "Austria. 500 Schilling, 1999. Johann Strauss and son. Republic. Finest graded of this one year type. NGC graded Proof 67 Ultra Cameo." This denomination was used exclusively for commemoratives; KM 3058 and KM 3060 also exist for 1999.
Recorded mintage: 50,000 proofs.
Specification: 8.04 g, .995 fine gold, 0.2572 ounce AGW, 22 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: Fr-931; KM-3055.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- 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.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 103: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2018.