The Maria Theresa Taler – A Coin for the Centuries, Part I

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   The broad silver coin known everywhere today as the Maria Theresa taler is familiar to many numismatists in the...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent

10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller...

The Engraver’s Art: Coin Design and Die Preparation at the Austrian Mint

In January 2016, the Austrian Mint gave CoinWeek unprecedented access to the inner workings of their state-of-the art coining facility. In this video, we get a close-up look at...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 20 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 20 euro cent coin is the second of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series ("nordic gold" is...

The Vienna Philharmonic Gold Bullion Coin and the Austrian Mint

  Vienna Philharmonic Gold Coin By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... Question: Which bullion coins have face values denominated in euros? Well, let’s start by...
The Coin Analyst: The Euro and Its Impact on Numismatics 20 Years on

The Coin Analyst: The Euro’s Impact on Numismatics After 20 Years

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On January 4, 1999, 11 members of the European Union began using a common currency known as the euro....

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Coin – Bertha von Suttner Type

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Coin - Bertha von Suttner Type (2002-2004, 2006, 2008, 2010-Present) The 2-euro coin is a bimetallic coin composed of a nickel-brass center with a...

Austrian Mint 2019 Artificial Intelligence 25 Euro Silver Niobium Coin

2019 Artificial Intelligence 25 Euro Silver Niobium Bimetallic Coin, obverse. Image courtesy Austrian Mint Description: Artificial Intelligence, the 2019 Silver Niobium edition, looks to a future...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 50 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 50 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 50 euro cent coin is the largest of three “nordic gold” coins in the euro series (“nordic gold” is...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 5 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The largest of the copper-plated steel small denomination euro coins, the 5 euro cent is the rough equivalent of...

The Last Coins of the Holy Roman Empire

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   The last of things have a poignancy all their own, from the passing of the last Civil War veteran...

Austrian Mint Introduces Two New Coins: Wild Waters and Microraptor

By Austrian Mint ......   Alpine Treasures - Wild Waters The dramatic beauty of the Alps stems not only from the vertiginous peaks themselves but also from...

Coin Profile – Austria 2004 Vienna Philharmonic 100,000 Euro Gold Coin

Description: In 2004, the Austrian Mint celebrated the 15th year of its successful Vienna Philharmonic gold bullion coin program by producing 15 1,000-ounce versions of...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia:   1 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The smallest of the circulating euro coins, the diminutive 1 euro cent has virtually no purchasing power but, much...

The Maria Teresa Taler – A Coin for the Centuries, Part II

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   *** Editor's Note: Be sure to check out David Alexander's  first installment of this excellent two-part history of Austria's Maria Teresa Taler by...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Cent (2002-Present) Slightly larger in size and double in "value" than the diminutive 1 cent coin, the 2 euro cent sees...

Austrian Mint Commemorates 825th Anniversary With 2nd Coin in Series

 As a leading online Precious Metals retailer, APMEX enjoys being able to help mints around the world celebrate important milestones. In 2019, the Austrian...

Austrian Mint Reveals Upcoming January 2021 Releases

By Austrian Mint ......   Australia – The Serpent Creator Available January 20, 2021 Like all creation myths, that of the Aboriginal Australians brings order, clarity, and meaning...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Prince Metternich (Fürst Metternich) 20 Euro Silver Coin

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Silver Coin – Prince Metternich | Fürst Metternich (2003) Austria Through the Ages Series (2000-2003) Description: This, the third issue in the Austrian...

Chinese New Year Coins

2016 Cook Islands 5 oz Silver Mother of Pearl Year of the Monkey The most important of the traditional Chinese holidays, the Chinese New Year...

When My Saint Came Marching in: One Collector’s Pursuit & Tips on Buying Cheap...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently bought a circulated 1910 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin, and it only took 23 years. Big whoop?...
Obverse, Austria 1807-A Franz II 30 Kreuzer Copper Coin. Image courtesy Atlas Numismatics

World Coin Profiles: Austria 1807 Copper 30 Kreuzer Coin

Overview: The Doppelkaiser The 1807 Austrian 30 kreuzer copper coin features a portrait of Franz II, last ruler of the Holy Roman Empire and first ruler...

Austria 2005 50 Years of the Advancement of Television Technology 25 Euro Niobium Coin

Description: 2005 saw the release of the third issue in Austria’s 25-Euro Silver-Niobium bimetallic coin series. The reception of the previous two releases was so...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Coin

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 1 Euro Coin (2002-Present) The 1 euro coin is a bimetallic coin composed of a copper-nickel center with a nickel-brass outer ring. Along with...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 150 Years of the Semmering Railway | 150 Jahre...

The ultra-popular Austrian Niobium 25-Euro Center’s second issue celebrates one of the 19th century’s most breathtaking engineering feats, the opening of Semmering Railway. Designed...

Austrian Mint Issues Fourth Gold Coin in the “Crowns of the House of Habsburg”...

9 November, Vienna – The Austrian Mint will issue today the fourth gold coin in the “Crowns of the House of Habsburg” series, featuring...

Swiss Gold – Case Study for the Market

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Throughout their history, the Swiss have cultivated a long-standing reputation as an authority in the area of gold--both...

Austrian Mint: Uriel – The Illuminating Angel 10 Euro Silver Coin Debuts

From the Austrian Mint … here comes the sun … on 5 September 2018… URIEL – THE ILLUMINATING ANGEL 10 EURO SILVER COIN The only angel...

Austrian Mint Reveals Upcoming February 2021 Releases

By Austrian Mint ......   Alpine Forests Available February 17, 2021 Central Europe’s largest forested area, Kalkalpen National Park is home to 30 different ecosystems. Of the park’s...
Austrian Mint 1936 Chinese Proof Set Offered in May Hong Kong Sale

Austrian Mint 1936 Chinese Proof Set Offered in May Hong Kong Sale

By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   In 1936, war loomed over China as it became increasingly clear that...