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10 Euro Heavenly Messengers: Michael - The Protecting Angel

10 Euro (Heavenly Messengers: Michael - The Protecting Angel) -  obverse 10 Euro (Heavenly Messengers: Michael - The Protecting Angel) -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 10 Euro
10 EUR = 11 USD
Composition Copper (.999)
Weight 15 g
Diameter 32 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 3267
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Heavenly Messengers: Michael - The Protecting Angel

Obverse

Sword with a corrugated blade, crosses with a scale, both are symbols of Saint Michael. Letter "M" in the background, framed by a leaf ornament.

Lettering:
R·E·P·U·B·L·I·K Ö·S·T·R·R·E·I·C·H
1·0 E·U·R·O
2017

Translation:
Republic of Austria
2017
10 Euro

Engraver: Helmut Andexlinger, Herbert Wähner

Reverse

The reverse of the coin shows a detail adapted from the famous depiction of Saint Michael fighting the dragon, painted on the altar of the church of Saint Miquel de Soriguerola in Catalonia, Spain. The painting, which dates from the end of the 13th century, is credited to an anonymous painter known as Mestre de Soriguerola and can be found today in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in Barcelona.

Engraver: Helmut Andexlinger, Herbert Wähner

Edge

Segmented reeded

Comments

Archangel Michael features on the first coin in the austrian talismanic new Heavenly Messengers.
Through the ages and across many faiths people have looked to angels for protection. Worshipped by Christians, Jews and Moslems alike, these benevolent but invisible spirits have been widely depicted throughout art history.
Issue date: 2017, 22th of february

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2017  130,000 12.13

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