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500 Schilling Pope's Visit

Features

Country Austria
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1988
Value 500 Schilling (500 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 24 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2985
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Pope's Visit to Austria

Obverse

Value within circle of shields (on top Austria, and around the 9 federal states).

Lettering:
REPUBLIK
· ÖSTERREICH ·
500
SCHILLING

Engraver: Edwin Grienauer

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

Reverse

Lettering:
JOHANNES PAUL II. IN ÖSTERREICH
WELZ
· 1988 ·

Engraver: Ferdinand Welz

Ferdinand Maria Josef Welz (18 April 1915, Vienna - 1 June 2008, Vienna) was the director of the Master's program for medalists at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. He contributed to the design of several Austrian Schilling coins.

Edge

Plain with engraved lettering

Mint

Vienna, Austria (1194-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1988  211,200 65%
1988  88,800 40% Proof

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