Austrian Mint, Austria
This series introduces five exceptional animals, each one embodying a special characteristic for which it was praised in the myths and tales of previous cultures. The coins manage to create intimate eye-to-eye contact with wonderful creatures such as the snake, owl, tiger, elephant and bear.
Celebrating the story of manned flight, from the first fearless pioneers to the crowded skies of today, Reaching for the Sky makes four stopovers at the most important stages in the history of air travel. The series takes off in the shape of The Dream of Flight, which illustrates how the fantasy of flight eventually became reality.
Knights’ Tales is a fascinating five-coin series in which we travel back in time. The year 2019 is the 500th anniversary of the death of the Holy Roman Emperor and Archduke of Austria, Maximilian I.
One of the most popular and enduring songs of all time celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018. Silent Night was first performed on Christmas Eve 1818 in the church of St Nicholas in Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria. All is calm, all is bright…
Purity: 833,3 / 1000 Strike year: 1780 (restrike) Preservation grade: PROOF Origin: Austria Mass: 28,07 g Silver content: 23,39 g Face value: 1 Taler
Purity: 833,3 / 1000 Strike year: 1780 (restrike) Preservation grade: UNC Origin: Austria Mass: 28,07 g Silver content: 23,39 g Face value: 1 Taler
The third coin in our Empress Maria Theresa series features the only ever female ruler of the Habsburg Empire wearing a widow’s veil. Empress Maria Theresa donned the veil following the sudden death of her beloved husband, Francis I, in 1765.
Celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Empress Maria Theresa in 1717, the four-coin series is based on the four cardinal virtues, which drove the only ever female ruler of the Habsburg Empire.