Austria 1999 500 schilling Fr-931

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Goldberg sale 103, lot 2295
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

This specimen was lot 2295 in Goldberg sale 103 (Los Angeles, February 2018), where it sold for $411.25. The catalog description[1] 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.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]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.

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