2 Groschen

2 Groschen -  obverse2 Groschen -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer Austria
Period Second Republic (1945-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1950-1994
Value 2 Groschen (0.02 ATS)
Currency Second Schilling (1945-2001)
Composition Aluminium-magnesium (98.5% Aluminium, 1.5% Magnesium)
Weight 0.9 g
Diameter 18.02 mm
Thickness 1.56 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 28 February 2002
Number N# 745
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 2876,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 64
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

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

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

Denomination in circle of dots, name of the state around, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH
2
GROSCHEN
1968

Translation:
Republic of Austria
2 Groschen
1968

Engraver: Benno Rost

Edge

Smooth

2 Groschen -  obverse

Mint

Vienna, Austria (1194-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1950  21 862 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.10 $ 0.27 $ 0.30 21%
1950  0.3% Proof
1951  7 377 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.27 $ 0.34 $ 0.66 12%
1951  0.2% Proof
1952  37 851 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.05 $ 0.14 $ 0.21 $ 0.39 $ 0.49 $ 0.87 32%
1952  $ 4.91 0.3% Proof
1954  46 167 000 $ 0.07 $ 0.08 $ 0.10 $ 0.21 $ 0.26 $ 0.45 $ 0.87 39%
1954  0.5% Proof
1957  26 923 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.10 $ 0.13 $ 0.21 $ 0.32 $ 0.34 $ 0.87 28%
1957  0.4% Proof
1962  6 692 000 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.21 $ 0.45 $ 0.45 $ 0.88 16%
1962  0.4% Proof
1964  173 000 $ 0.98 1.4%
1964  $ 0.47 1.2% Proof
1965  14 475 000 $ 0.06 $ 0.08 $ 0.10 $ 0.10 $ 0.17 $ 0.17 $ 0.90 21%
1965  0.2% Proof
1966  7 454 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.16 $ 0.20 $ 0.20 $ 0.37 $ 0.51 $ 0.51 20%
1967  13 000 $ 42 0.6% Proof
1968  1 803 400 $ 0.16 $ 0.19 $ 0.26 $ 0.55 $ 0.55 11%
1968  21 000 0.6% Proof
1969  57 000 0.8% Proof
1970  260 000 $ 1.04 2% Proof
1971  145 000 $ 1.26 1.3% Proof
1972  2 763 000 $ 0.31 $ 0.42 $ 0.44 $ 0.52 7%
1972  132 000 0.6% Proof
1973  5 883 000 $ 0.21 $ 0.24 $ 0.61 $ 0.76 12%
1973  149 000 $ 3.21 0.7% Proof
1974  1 387 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.42 $ 0.50 $ 0.62 8%
1974  93 000 $ 0.93 0.4% Proof
1975  1 096 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.26 $ 0.44 $ 1.04 4%
1975  52 000 0.3% Proof
1976  2 755 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.35 $ 0.45 $ 0.84 8%
1976  45 000 0.3% Proof
1977  1 837 000 $ 0.36 $ 0.36 $ 0.92 $ 0.92 4%
1977  47 000 0.3% Proof
1978  1 527 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.23 4%
1978  44 000 0.4% Proof
1979  2 434 000 $ 0.35 $ 0.42 $ 0.46 $ 0.52 5%
1979  44 000 0.3% Proof
1980  1 893 000 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 4%
1980  48 000 0.5% Proof
1981  950 000 $ 0.49 $ 0.49 $ 1.04 3%
1981  49 000 0.4% Proof
1982  3 950 000 $ 0.18 $ 0.33 $ 0.38 $ 0.52 7%
1982  50 000 0.6% Proof
1983  2 665 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.38 $ 0.68 5%
1983  65 000 $ 1.62 0.5% Proof
1984  500 000 1.6%
1984  65 000 0.6% Proof
1985  1 060 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.49 2%
1985  45 000 0.4% Proof
1986  1 798 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.12 $ 0.23 $ 0.72 4%
1986  42 000 0.2% Proof
1987  958 000 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 2%
1987  42 000 0.3% Proof
1988  1 061 000 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 2%
1988  39 000 0.3% Proof
1989  950 000 $ 0.65 2%
1989  38 000 0.2% Proof
1990  35 000 0.3% Proof
1991  2 600 000 $ 0.21 $ 1.04 4%
1991  27 000 0.3% Proof
1992  25 000 0.3% In Sets only
1992  25 000 0.14% Proof
1993  35 000 0.3% In Sets only
1993  28 000 0.11% Proof
1994  25 000 0.4% In Sets only

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 GroschenPicture 1 of a sold 2 Groschen
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232011
Lot 62206
Internet Archive
Mar 11, 2020 1967 – Proof UNC
(NGC PR66)
USD 45.00
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