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Modern European coins except the euro => Austria and Switzerland => Topic started by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:07:01 AM

Title: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:07:01 AM
It is surprising how many flowers and plants there are on pre-euro Austrian coins.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:07:30 AM
Austria, 2 heller, 1914.

Image courtesy of Briefmarken Strasser GmbH (https://www.briefmarken-strasser.com).
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:08:13 AM
Austria, 25 schilling, 1926.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:08:55 AM
Austria, 10 groschen, 1928.  Image courtesy of Briefmarken Strasser GmbH (https://www.briefmarken-strasser.com).
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:09:22 AM
Austria, 10 groschen, 1928.  Gentian and edelweiss flowers.

Image courtesy of Briefmarken Strasser GmbH (https://www.briefmarken-strasser.com).
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:11:10 AM
Gentian flowers.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:11:35 AM
Edelweiss flowers.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:12:41 AM
(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=44980.0;attach=101390;image)

Austria, 1 schilling, 1935.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:14:49 AM
(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=11056.0;attach=101398;image)

Austria, 2 schilling, 1947.  Proof version.  A real beauty.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:15:34 AM
(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=11056.0;attach=101399;image)

Austria, 2 schilling, 1946. The coin was made of aluminium.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:16:33 AM
Austria, 5 groschen, 1957.  Edelweiss.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:17:39 AM
Austria, 10 groschen, 1949.  Gentian flowers and an edelweiss.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:19:08 AM
(http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=13166.0;attach=101389;image)

Austria, 1 schilling, 1965.  Edelweiss.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:20:23 AM
Austria, 50 groschen, 1986.  Gentian flower.
Title: Re: Flowers and plants on pre-euro Austrian coins
Post by: <k> on August 05, 2020, 02:22:07 AM
Then came the euro in 2002. But the euro is verboten in this board!