Austrian Mint, Austria
To celebrate out anniversary, the Mint would like to share with you the silver treasure used to found the Austrian Mint 825 yearsago. By focusing on three particular aspects, they will explore the time when the Mint was founded and depict them on three coins, each of which is made from an ounce of pure silver.
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.
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.
Silver coin is a nice gift for all romantics and opera lovers. The 2016 edition of the Vienna Opera Ball is not only the highlight of the Vienna Ball season, but also the 60th anniversary of this most dazzling of cultural events. Following a 17-year hiatus the Opera Ball wasre-established in 1956 in its original home, the newly re-opened Vienna State...