50 Schilling Austrian Police Force

Features

Issuer Austria
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1974
Value 50 Schilling (50 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Silver (.640)
Weight 20 g
Diameter 33.5 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 12455
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References KM# 2920,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 114
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

125th Anniversary of the Austrian Police Force

Obverse

Value within circle of shields

Lettering:
· REPUBLIK ·
50
SCHILLING
ÖSTERREICH

Engraver: Edwin Grienauer

Edwin Grienauer was an Austrian sculptor and medalist. He was born and died in Vienna.

Reverse

Imperial Eagle on shield, within wreath, within circle

Lettering:
1849 -1974
GENDARMERIE IN ÖSTERREICH

Translation:
1849-1974
Gendarmerie in Austria

Engraver: Fritz Tiefenthaler

Edge

Inscripted

Lettering: FUENFZIG SCHILLING - * -

Mint

Vienna, Austria (1194-date)

Comments

In Austria, federal police used to protect the cities and the Gendarmerie used to protect areas with lower populations, such as villages. On July 1, 2005, the Gendarmerie and the federal police were merged, and the one agency now protects all of Austria.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1974  2 258 600 $ 11 $ 9.47 $ 13 $ 13 91%
1974  241 400 $ 12 16% Proof

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