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20 schilling AUSTRIA (2001) Johann Nepomuk Nestroy

20 schilling 2001 Johann Nepomuk Nestroy - Austrian coins
20 schilling 2001 Johann Nepomuk Nestroy - 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: 2001 divided by a shield in colours of Austrian flag; along the top edge: REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH (Republic of Austria)
reverse:
in the coin centre a bust of Vienna writer and actor facing left;, below Nestroy's signature; in the background a piece of his manuscript; on the left in three lines: JOHANN / NEPOMUK / NESTROY; on the right in two lines two dates: 1801 / 1862
edge:
plain
issue date:
14 II 2001
withdrawal date:
28 II 2002
designer:
Kurt Bodlak, Herbert Wähner (signature H.WÄHNER below date 1862 on the reverse)
mint:
Münze Österreich (Austrian Mint), Vienna
mintage:
2001 225 000
interesting facts:
MThe coin is the last 20-Schilling circulation coin issued by the Austrian Mint before introducing euro currency.

It commemorates 200th anniversary of birth of Johann Nepomuk Nestroy (1801-1862) - Vienna actor, writer and opera singer.

Johann Nepomuk Nestroy
last update: 7 X 2012

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