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20 Schilling

Features

Country Austria
Issuing bank Österreichische Nationalbank (National Bank of Austria)
Period First Republic (1919-1934)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1928
Value 20 Schilling (20 ATO)
Currency First Schilling (1925-1938)
Composition Paper
Size 139 × 76 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 05-15-1938
References KK# 186,
Johann Kodnar, Norbert Künstner; 2018. Katalog der österreichischen Banknoten ab 1759. Wien Eigenverlag Johann Kodnar und Norbert Künstner, Vienna. ISBN 9783950433418.
P# 95
  • 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 woman facing right with children placing flower wreath on her head. Peassant with sickle and sheaf of wheat at right. .

Lettering:
Zwanzig
Schilling
Oeſterreichiſche Nationalbank
Wien, am 2. Jänner 1928
Präſident
Generalrat
Generaldirektor
DIE NACHMACHUNG DER BANKNO:
TEN WIRD GESETZLICH BESTRAFT.
W. DACHAUER INV. R. 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.

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

Field with the Salzkammergut Alps in the background.

Lettering:
20 20
Zwanzig Schilling
20 20

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.

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 23.04.1928

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1928-Jan-2  KK#186a Issued note
1928-Jan-2  KK#186s Specimen

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