500 Schilling Hochosterwitz

500 Schilling (Hochosterwitz) -  obverse500 Schilling (Hochosterwitz) -  reverse

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Features

Country Austria
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 500 Schilling (500 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 24 g
Diameter 37 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-14-2002
Number N# 196593
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 3067
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Burg Hochosterwitz

Obverse

Castle on hilltop.

Lettering:
HOCH-
OSTER-
WITZ
REPUBLIK
ÖSTERREICH
500
SCHILLING
2000

Mint

Vienna, Austria (1194-date)

Comments

Le reverse représente Walther von der Vogelweide reading a text in the castle around 1200. Inspired from an  illustration of the manuscript "Codex Manesse".
Info https://austria-forum.org/attach/Wissenssammlungen/M%C3%BCnzen/2000/500_Schilling_-_Burg_Hochosterwitz_%282000%29/hochosterwitz.pdf

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2000  49 000 71%
2000  31 000 29% Proof
2000  15 000 0% Special Unc.

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