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500 Schilling

Features

Country Austria
Issuing bank Österreichische Nationalbank (National Bank of Austria)
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1997
Value 500 Schilling (500 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Size 148 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KK# 261,
Johann Kodnar, Norbert Künstner; 2018. Katalog der österreichischen Banknoten ab 1759. Wien Eigenverlag Johann Kodnar und Norbert Künstner, Vienna. ISBN 9783950433418.
P# 154
  • 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

Head of Austrian freethinker and artist Rosa Mayreder facing right.

Lettering:
500
FÜNFHUNDERT
SCHILLING
WIEN, am 1.1.1997
ROSA MAYREDER 1858-1938
©️OESTERREICHISCHE NATIONALBANK
PRÄSIDENT
GENERALDIREKTOR
GENERALRAT

Designer: Robert Kalina

Robert Kalina (1955, Vienna) is an Austrian designer. He trained at the Vienna Federal Training and Research Institute of Graphic Arts. He has been employed by the National Bank of Austria since 1976 and by the Oesterreichische Banknoten und Sicherheitsdruck GmbH since 1998. There, he was a pupil of Roman Hellmann. He has designed all Schilling banknotes since 1982. He came to international prominence when he was chosen as designer of the first Euro banknotes in 1996, among 43 other entries.

Reverse

Portraits of Rosa Mayreder and her husband, the Austrian architect Karl Mayreder. Group of members of the women's associations in the Federal Parliament in Vienna.

Lettering:
FÜNFHUNDERT
500
SCHILLING
DIE BEIDEN GESCHLECHTER STEHEN
IN EINER ZU ENGEN VERBINDUNG,
SIND VONEINANDER ZU ABHÄNGIG,
ALS DASS ZUSTÄNDE,
DIE DAS EINE TREFFEN,
DAS ANDERE NICHT BERÜHREN
SOLLTEN.
ROSA MAYREDER WIEN 1905

Designer: Robert Kalina

Robert Kalina (1955, Vienna) is an Austrian designer. He trained at the Vienna Federal Training and Research Institute of Graphic Arts. He has been employed by the National Bank of Austria since 1976 and by the Oesterreichische Banknoten und Sicherheitsdruck GmbH since 1998. There, he was a pupil of Roman Hellmann. He has designed all Schilling banknotes since 1982. He came to international prominence when he was chosen as designer of the first Euro banknotes in 1996, among 43 other entries.

Comments

In circulation from 20 October 1997.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1997-Jan-1  100% KK#261.a; Issued note
1997-Jan-1  0% KK#261.s; Specimen

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