Austria 2000 500 schilling Fr-933
This specimen was lot 2296 in Goldberg sale 103 (Los Angeles, February 2018), where it sold for $446.50. The catalog description noted, "Austria. 500 Schilling, 2000. 2000th Birthday of Jesus Christ. Choice Brilliant Proof." This denomination was used exclusively for commemoratives.
Recorded mintage: 50,000 proofs.
Specification: 10.14 g, .986 fine gold, 22 mm diameter, 0.3214 ounce AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-933; KM-3065.
- 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.