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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 1953
Value 500 Schilling (500 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 186 × 88 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 09-30-1967
References KK# 240
Johann Kodnar, Norbert Künstner; 2018. Katalog der österreichischen Banknoten ab 1759. Wien Eigenverlag Johann Kodnar und Norbert Künstner, Vienna. ISBN 9783950433418.

Obverse

Head of Prof. Wagner-Jauregg

Lettering:
Fünfhundert
Schilling
OESTERREICHISCHE NATIONALBANK
WIEN, AM 2. JÄNNER 1955
PRÄSIDENT
GENERALRAT GENERALDIREKTOR
WAGNER-JAUREGG
1857-1940
J. F. RENNER fec. 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.

Designer: Josef Franz Renner

Josef Franz Renner (1886, Graslitz, Bohemia – 1957, Vienna) was a painter and graphic artist. He studied at the Academy of Applied Art in Vienna and was a student of Koloman Moser. He was professor at the Federal Training and Research Institute of Graphic Arts in Vienna. Apart from landscape painting and portraiture, he also created wall decoration, diploma certificates and postage stamp designs. He also worked as a newspaper illustrator in Austria and Germany. He designed the 500 Schilling note from 1953 and the 100 Schilling note from 1954.

Reverse

University of Vienna.

Lettering:
500
Fünfhundert Schilling
UNIVERSITÄT WIEN
DIE NACHMACHUNG DER BANKNOTEN
WIRD GESETZLICH BESTRAFT
J. F. RENNER fec. RUDOLPH TOTH sculp.

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.

Designer: Josef Franz Renner

Josef Franz Renner (1886, Graslitz, Bohemia – 1957, Vienna) was a painter and graphic artist. He studied at the Academy of Applied Art in Vienna and was a student of Koloman Moser. He was professor at the Federal Training and Research Institute of Graphic Arts in Vienna. Apart from landscape painting and portraiture, he also created wall decoration, diploma certificates and postage stamp designs. He also worked as a newspaper illustrator in Austria and Germany. He designed the 500 Schilling note from 1953 and the 100 Schilling note from 1954.

Comments

Issued on 03 November 1949

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1953-Jan-2  KK#240a; Issued note
1953-Jan-2  KK#240s; Specimen

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