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50 Schilling

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Country Austria
Issuing bank Österreichische Nationalbank (National Bank of Austria)
Period First Republic (1919-1934)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1929
Value 50 Schilling (50 ATO)
Currency First Schilling (1925-1938)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 79 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 05-15-1936
References KK# 187,
Johann Kodnar, Norbert Künstner; 2018. Katalog der österreichischen Banknoten ab 1759. Wien Eigenverlag Johann Kodnar und Norbert Künstner, Vienna. ISBN 9783950433418.
P# 96
  • 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

Veiled woman at left facing right. Hooded man at right facing left.

Lettering:
50 50
Fünfzig
Schilling
Oeſterreichiſche
Nationalbank
Wien, am 2. Jänner 1929
Präſident
Generalrat
Generaldirektor
Die Nachmachung
der Banknoten wird
geſetzlich beſtraft.
ALF. COSSMAN 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: Alfred Cossmann

Alfred Cossmann (2 October 1870, Graz – 31 March 1951, Vienna) was an Austrian engraver and graphic designer. He was the most famous representative of the Viennese School of Engraving in the first half of the 20th Century and he was seen as an innovator of aesthetic engraving. He wrote the book "Magie des Kupferstiches" (The Magic of Engraving) in 1947. From 1920 to 1930, he was professor at the Federal Training and Research Institute of Graphic Arts in Vienna.

Reverse

Karlskirche in Vienna.

Lettering: 50 50

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: Alfred Cossmann

Alfred Cossmann (2 October 1870, Graz – 31 March 1951, Vienna) was an Austrian engraver and graphic designer. He was the most famous representative of the Viennese School of Engraving in the first half of the 20th Century and he was seen as an innovator of aesthetic engraving. He wrote the book "Magie des Kupferstiches" (The Magic of Engraving) in 1947. From 1920 to 1930, he was professor at the Federal Training and Research Institute of Graphic Arts in Vienna.

Comments

In circulation from 17.06.1929

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1929-Jan-2  KK#187a Issued note
1929-Jan-2  KK#187s Specimen

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