Austria, 1 schilling, 1960

Bonus coin #3…

Austria, 1 schilling, 1960 (KM #2886)


The Austrians minted this coin continuously between 1959 and 2001. It is a simple design, with clean lines. It is not to be confused with the old British shilling (pre-decimal 1/20th of a pound). I do not know of any historical relationship between Britain and Austria that would have them pick the same name for their coin. As with almost all pre-euro coinage, this schilling is now worthless.

Mintage is 46,111,000
Metal Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4.2 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Engravers Ferdinand Welz (obverse)
Edwin Grienauer (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment
Demonetized 02-28-2002

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One Response to “Austria, 1 schilling, 1960”

  1. ALİ Says:

    COK HARİKA COK DA KULLANIŞLI begeniyorum saygılar

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