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50 Schilling 1st issue

Features

Country Austria
Issuing bank Österreichische Nationalbank (National Bank of Austria)
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1970
Value 50 Schilling (50 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KK# 253,
Johann Kodnar, Norbert Künstner; 2018. Katalog der österreichischen Banknoten ab 1759. Wien Eigenverlag Johann Kodnar und Norbert Künstner, Vienna. ISBN 9783950433418.
P# 143
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Ferdinand Raimund
Austrian coat of arms (single headed eagle)

Lettering:
FÜNFZIG SCHILLING
OESTERREICHISCHE NATIONALBANK
WIEN AM 2. JANNER 1970
PRÄSIDENT
GENERALRAT
GENERALDIREKTOR
FERDINAND RAIMUND
1790-1836

Translation:
Fifty Schilling
Austrian national bank
Vienna on January 2, 1970
President
General Council
Chair of the Managing Board
Ferdinand Raimund
1790-1836

Designer: Roman Hellmann

Roman Hellmann (1921, Schwarzach-St. Veit, Salzburg – 2012, Vienna) is an Austrian artist who designed the Austrian Schilling banknotes from 1956 until 1970. He studied at the Academy of Applied Art in Vienna. He began his career as a contract designer for Elin, Felten & Guilleaume, the Austrian Board of Trade and Vienna's Office of Culture, among others. From 1952, until his retirement in 1978, he worked as a banknote designer at the National Bank of Austria. Hellmann led the change within the national bank from the use of freelance artists to employed graphic artists. Apart from this, the company De La Rue Giori commissioned him to design numerous drafts and promotional notes.

Reverse

Burgtheater of Vienna

Lettering:
BURGTHEATER WIEN
FÜNFZIG SCHILLING

Translation:
Burgtheater Vienna
Fifty Schilling

Designer: Roman Hellmann

Roman Hellmann (1921, Schwarzach-St. Veit, Salzburg – 2012, Vienna) is an Austrian artist who designed the Austrian Schilling banknotes from 1956 until 1970. He studied at the Academy of Applied Art in Vienna. He began his career as a contract designer for Elin, Felten & Guilleaume, the Austrian Board of Trade and Vienna's Office of Culture, among others. From 1952, until his retirement in 1978, he worked as a banknote designer at the National Bank of Austria. Hellmann led the change within the national bank from the use of freelance artists to employed graphic artists. Apart from this, the company De La Rue Giori commissioned him to design numerous drafts and promotional notes.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1970  1.34 100% P#143a 02.01.1970
1970  0% P#143s Specimen. Overprint: Muster.

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