Austrian Mint, Austria
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.
The only angel in the Austrian Mint’s interfaith Guardian Angels series not recognised as an archangel by the Roman Catholic church, Uriel, the subject of the fourth coin, comforts us in dark moments, gives us energy and helps us find the joy in life.
Worshipped by Christians and Jews for his special healing powers, archangel Raphael is the inspiration for the third coin in our interfaith Guardian Angels series. The talismanic properties of Raphael – The Healing Angel encompass both the body and the soul since Raphael watches over us when we travel, helps us heal and boosts our vitality.
the Protecting Angel is the first coin in the Austrian Mint’s talismanic new four-coin Guardian Angels series, which draws on art history and state-of-the-art colour application technology to celebrate these benevolent but invisible beings.