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20 schilling AUSTRIA (1991-1993) Franz Grillparzer

20 schilling 1991-1993 Franz Grillparzer - Austrian coins Edge of 20 schilling 1991-1993 Franz Grillparzer - Austrian coins
20 schilling 1991-1993 Franz Grillparzer - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
27.7 mm 8.0 g 1.9 mm Cu92Al6Ni2
obverse:
in the coin centre inside a square with rounded corners in two lines face value: 20 / SCHILLING; below year of issue divided by a shield in colours of Austrian flag; along the top edge: REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH (Republic of Austria)
reverse:
on the left a bust of Austrian writer facing right; in the background the facade of Burgtheater in Vienna; along the top edge: BURGTHEATER WIEN (Court Theatre Vienna); along the bottom edge: F. GRILLPARZER
edge:
plain with nineteen concave disks (in years 1991-1992) / plain (in 1993)
issue date:
15 I 1991
withdrawal date:
28 II 2002
designer:
Kurt Bodlak, Alfred Zierler (signature A.ZIERLER on writer's collar on the reverse)
mint:
Münze Österreich (Austrian Mint), Vienna
mintage:
1991 463 000
1992 100 000
1993 180 000
varieties:
1993 - plain edge
interesting facts:
Entire year 1993 was struck with a plain edge.

This coin commemorates 200th anniversary of birth of Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872) - playwright from Vienna. Below a lithography of Franz Grillparzer and a photo of Burgtheater (Court Theatre) facade.

Franz Grillparzer

Burgtheater (Court Theatre) facade
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