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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 1961
Value 1000 Schilling (1000 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 160 × 84 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 03-31-1972
References KK# 246
Johann Kodnar, Norbert Künstner; 2018. Katalog der österreichischen Banknoten ab 1759. Wien Eigenverlag Johann Kodnar und Norbert Künstner, Vienna. ISBN 9783950433418.

Obverse

Front-facing head of Viktor Kaplan.

Lettering:
1000
OESTERREICHISCHE NATIONALBANK
WIEN, AM 2. JÄNNER 1961
PRÄSIDENT
GENERALRAT GENERALDIREKTOR
TAUSEND SCHILLING
1000
VIKTOR
KAPLAN
1876-1934
R. TOTH sculp. R. HELLMANN fec.

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: Roman Hellmann

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

View of the Ybbs-Persenbeug power station on the Danube in Lower Austria.

Lettering:
1000 1000
DONAUKRAFTWERK
YBBS-PERSENBEUG
TAUSEND SCHILLING
ROMAN HELLMANN fec. ALFRED NEFE sculp.

Engraver: Alfred Nefe

Designer: Roman Hellmann

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.

Comments

Issued on 26 November 1962

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1961-Jan-2  KK#2456; Specimen
1961-Jan-2  KK#246a; Issued note

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