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1000 Schilling

Features

Country Austria
Issuing bank Österreichische Nationalbank (National Bank of Austria)
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1954
Value 1000 Schilling (1000 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 192 × 89 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 04-30-1964
References KK# 242,
Johann Kodnar, Norbert Künstner; 2018. Katalog der österreichischen Banknoten ab 1759. Wien Eigenverlag Johann Kodnar und Norbert Künstner, Vienna. ISBN 9783950433418.
P# 135
  • 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

Bust of Anton Bruckner facing left on the right. Ornate border with vegetal motifs, supported by atlant on the left. Child sitting in the top right corner of the border with piece of parchment. Value inside ornate guilloché cartouche in the bottom right corner of the border. Coat of arms of Austria interrupts border at the bottom. Guilloché pattern behind inscription in the central field.

Lettering:
1000
Tausend
Schilling
Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Wien, am 2. Jänner 1954
Präsident
Generalrat
Generaldirektor
ANTON BRUCKNER 1824-1890
RUDOLF ZENZIGER sculp

Engraver: Rudolf Zenziger

Rudolf Zenziger was an Austrian artist. He was a student of Alfred Cossmann, Hans Schachinger and Ferdinand Schirnböck and studied at the Graphische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt, Vienna and at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Vienna. He died in 1978.

Designers: Erhard Amadeus-Dier , Roman Hellmann

Erhard Amadeus-Dier (8 February 1893, Vienna – 25 September 1969, Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria ) was an Austrian painter and graphic artist who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. From 1921, he was a member of the Vienna Künstlerhaus (House of Artists). He was active as a member of the Austrian resistance during National Socialist period. From 1939 to 1942, he was head-designer at the porcelain manufacturer Rosenthal, in Berlin. He received various national and international awards. He created designs for Austrian banknotes, tapestries, wallpapers and church windows.
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

The Bruckner organ in St. Florian Monastery in Upper Austria. Four Cherubs with horns in clouds to the left. Value in ornate guilloché cartouche to the left and right.

Lettering:
BRUCKNER-ORGEL ST · FLORIAN
1000
SCHILLING
Die Nachmachung
der Banknoten wird gesetzlich bestraft
RUDOLF TOTH scupl.

Engraver: Rudolf Toth

Rudolf Toth (30 March 1918,Törökbalint, Austria-Hungary – 19 July 2009, Vienna) was an engraver who worked for both the Austrian National Bank and the Austrian State Printer. Toth was a student of Professor Ferdinand Lorber and engraved his first stamp in 1947.

Designers: Erhard Amadeus-Dier , Roman Hellmann

Erhard Amadeus-Dier (8 February 1893, Vienna – 25 September 1969, Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria ) was an Austrian painter and graphic artist who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. From 1921, he was a member of the Vienna Künstlerhaus (House of Artists). He was active as a member of the Austrian resistance during National Socialist period. From 1939 to 1942, he was head-designer at the porcelain manufacturer Rosenthal, in Berlin. He received various national and international awards. He created designs for Austrian banknotes, tapestries, wallpapers and church windows.
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.

Watermark

Bust of Anton Bruckner facing inwards.

1000 Schilling -  obverse

© Geldmuseum der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank

Signatures

Dr. Carl Harbich (CH) General Councillor
Dr. Eugen Margarétha (EM) President of the Austrian National Bank
Dr. Franz Bartsch (FB) General Director

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC
1954  CH, EM, FB Issued 23.01.1956
1954  CH, EM, FB Specimen

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