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20 schilling AUSTRIA (1996) Anton Bruckner

20 schilling 1996 Anton Bruckner - Austrian coins
20 schilling 1996 Anton Bruckner - 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: 1996 divided by a shield in colours of Austrian flag; along the top edge: REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH (Republic of Austria)
reverse:
in the coin centre bust of Austrian composer facing slightly right; below dates: 1824-1896; on the left vertically in two columns: ANTON BRUCKNER; on the right pipes of the Bruckner's Organs
edge:
plain
issue date:
28 II 1996
withdrawal date:
28 II 2002
designer:
Kurt Bodlak, Christa Reiter (signature C.REITER below the Bruckner's Organs on the reverse)
mint:
Münze Österreich (Austrian Mint), Vienna
mintage:
1996 1 500 000
interesting facts:
This coin commemorates 100th anniversary of death of Austrian composer Anton Bruckner (1824-1896).

The Bruckner's Organs - favourite organs of Anton Bruckner in St. Florian Abbey in his birth town Ansfelden . The composer died in Vienna, but his body was moved into the crypt next to these organs.

The Bruckner's Organs

Banknote with face value 1000 Schilling from 1954 with a bust of Anton Bruckner.

Austrian banknote with face value 1000 Schilling from 1954
last update: 7 X 2012

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