100 Schilling first issue

Features

Country Austria
Issuing bank Österreichische Nationalbank (National Bank of Austria)
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1945
Value 100 Schilling (100 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 164 × 85 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-24-1947
References KK# 223,
Johann Kodnar, Norbert Künstner; 2018. Katalog der österreichischen Banknoten ab 1759. Wien Eigenverlag Johann Kodnar und Norbert Künstner, Vienna.
P# 118
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: 1945 Provisional Series

Obverse

Front-facing laureate and veiled woman with a star on her forehead, representing the sciences in an ornate frame to the right. Coat of arms of Austria above value to the left.

Lettering:
Hundert
Schilling
Oeſterreichiſche
Nationalbank
Wien, am 29 Mai 1945
DIE NACHMACHUNG DER BANKNO-
TEN WIRD GESETZLICH BESTRAFT.
100

Engraver: Roman Zenzinger

Designer: Wilhelm Dachauer

Wilhelm Dachauer (5 April 1881, Ried im Innkreis, Austria – 26 February 1951, Vienna) was an Austrian painter. He studied at the Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna from 1899 to 1907 and was professor from 1928 to 1944 at the same academy. He based his entire output around farming motifs. He designed numerous Austrian postage stamps. In 1926, his Nibelung series was awarded the the title of "most beautiful stamp in the world". From 1928 to 1944 he was professor at the Vienna Academy of Fine Art and also served there intermittently as rector.

Reverse

Academy of Sciences in Vienna. Symbols of the sciences in medallions in the four corners: philosophy in the top left (star and astral signs), theology in the top right (eye of providence), medicine in the bottom left (bowl of Hygieia), and law in the bottom right (scales of justice).

Lettering:
100
hundert Schilling

Engraver: Ferdinand Lorber

Designer: Wilhelm Dachauer

Wilhelm Dachauer (5 April 1881, Ried im Innkreis, Austria – 26 February 1951, Vienna) was an Austrian painter. He studied at the Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna from 1899 to 1907 and was professor from 1928 to 1944 at the same academy. He based his entire output around farming motifs. He designed numerous Austrian postage stamps. In 1926, his Nibelung series was awarded the the title of "most beautiful stamp in the world". From 1928 to 1944 he was professor at the Vienna Academy of Fine Art and also served there intermittently as rector.

Comments

In circulation from 13 December 1945.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1945-May-29  KK#223.a; Thick paper
1945-May-29  KK#223.a; Thin paper
1945-May-29  KK#223.c; With "nicht umlauffähig" stamp
1945-May-29  KK#223.s; Specimen

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