As for the Austrian 2 groschen coin, it is quite revealing that your image covers the "S" of the word "Österreich".
I am sure some people would find that style fascinating. This is the predecessor by the way, a 200 kronen coin from 1924:
Initially this kind of cross (Kruckenkreuz
) was used for an order of merit in the young republic. Then the Austrofascists adopted the symbol and used it as an emblem of their authoritarian regime. Hitler apparently loved the design so much
that the piece continued to be legal tender until 1942.