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20 Euro Triassic

Features

Country Austria
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 20 Euro
20 EUR = 22 USD
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 20 g
Diameter 34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 3220
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Prehistoric Life, Triassic - Life in the water

Obverse

An extinct sea-dwelling cephalopod shown in both live and fossilised form and the timeline of triassic (251 Mio - 200 Mio)

Lettering:
2013 REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH
20
EURO
251 MIO
200 MIO
TRIAS

Engraver: Helmut Andexlinger

Reverse

An Ichthyosaurus with an ammonite in its jaws and a Nothosaurus swimming

Engraver: Herbert Wähner

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Nothosaurus ("false lizard", from the Ancient Greek nothos (νόθος), "illegitimate", and sauros (σαῦρος), "lizard") is an extinct genus of sauropterygian reptile from the Triassic period, approximately 240-210 million years ago, with fossils being distributed from North Africa and Europe to China.

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