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10 Groschen

10 Groschen -  obverse10 Groschen -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1947-1949
Value 10 Groschen (0.1 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1947-2001)
Composition Zinc
Weight 3.5 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 05-31-1959
References KM# 2874,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 66
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Austria coat of arms (an eagle carries the Austrian escutcheon)

Lettering:
· REPUBLIK ·
ÖSTERREICH

Translation: Republic of Austria

Engraver: Michael Powolny

Michael Powolny was an Austrian sculptor, ceramist, designer, and teacher. Powolny was born in Judenburg. He was trained at Tonindustrie in Znaim, and from 1894 to 1901 in the Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule.

Reverse

Four gentians and an edelweiss

Lettering:
GROSCHEN
10
1949

Edge

Smooth

Comments

In the post-war years, mainly 1948 and 1950, 5 and 10 Reichspfennig (Deutsches Reich, KM #100 / #101) still remaining in Austria were struck over due to a lack of round material. Very rare are overstamped 1 Pfg (KM #97).  Details of the original coin often remain visible.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1947  6,844,580 0.27 0.56 13%
1948  66,205,000 0.15 0.18 0.26 0.49 0.87 72%
1949  51,202,000 0.04 0.11 0.28 0.41 0.47 59%

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