Austrian Mint Announces Final “Legends of Austria” Commemorative Coin

13 October Vienna – The sixth and final coin of the popular “Legends of Austria” silver series will be issued today. The final Legend...

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...

Austrian Mint Announces First New Coin Issue of 2012

December 14, 2011 – The Austrian Mint will issue the first coin of 2012 today. The coin celebrates 200 years of the “Society...

Krause Publications Announces 2012 Coin of the Year Winners

Krause Publications, a leading publisher of coin and paper money books, magazines, and other reference products, has announced the winners of its 2012 Coin...
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Where Bullion Investing And Coin Collecting Merge – PART 2

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Please click here to read Part One of this Article ...... Collectors with a "hard money" mentality who want to go...

Austrian Mint Announces “Carinthia” – Austria by its Children

September 26, 2012 Vienna – The Austrian Mint will issue the second coin in the delightful silver coin series, “Austria by Its Children.”  This...

Austrian Mint Director Talks About the Silver Philharmonic Bullion Coin. VIDEO: 1:29

Manfred Matzinger-Leopold, Director, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... The European counterpart to the American Silver Eagle is called the Philharmonic. It is a one ounce...

Austrian Mint issues News Gold Coin in Wildlife Series – The Red Deer

“Wildlife in Our Sights” - New Gold Coin Series - First Issue “Red Deer” The Austrian Mint will issue today the first coin of a...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own...

World Mints : Some silver coins you may not have considered but should.

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The World Mints produce a variety of Silver Coins for collectors and investors. Silver hasn't served as a regular medium of exchange in any...

Austrian Mint Dinosaur Coin “Cretaceous Period” Released

The Austrian Mint will issue today the third coin in its popular five-coin “Back from the Dead” dinosaur coin series, accompanied with a new...

Austrian Mint: (R)evolution – Innovation Process & Niobium Coins. VIDEO: 13:01

Dr. Manfred Matzinger-Leopold, Austrian Mint. 10th Technical Forum, World Money Fair, Berlin Germany. The discussions among experts of mints that operate internationally and their partners from...

Austrian Mint’s Polar Bears at the Schönbrunn Zoo 5-Euro Commemorative Coin Debuts

The Austrian Mint has just issued Polar Bears at the Schönbrunn Zoo 5-Euro Commemorative Coin to celebrate the new Polar bear enclosure at Schönbrunn Zoo, scheduled...

World Money Fair Media Forum from Berlin Germany – World Mint Presentations –...

MEDIA FORUM: Moderator: Hans-Henning Göhrum, President, World Money Fair, Berlin, February 7, 2014. The World Money Fair takes place each year in Berlin and hosts...

Austrian Mint Unveils New Children Series: “Province of Salzburg” Coin

The Austrian Mint in Vienna has recently issued the fifth silver coin in its charming series, “Austria by its Children”, also known as “Austria, Piece by...

Fall of Berlin Wall Coin Issued by Austrian Mint

Fall of Berlin Wall Coin commemorates to a pivotal point in European history.   June 25, 2014 marks a significant milestone in global history as it was...

Austrian Mint’s “Back from the Dead” Series Returns with “Tertiary Period” Silver Coin

Tertiary Period Silver Coin is the series' fourth installment.... On September 10, the Austrian Mint will issue the fourth coin in its popular “Back from the...

Austrian Mint Celebrates the Magic and Enchantment of Tyrol

Tyrol, in the Heart of the Alps. Austria by its Children, Piece by Piece Tyrol, in the heart of the Alps, a land of fairy...

Newest Austrian Mint Wildlife Coin Unveiled: The Wild Boar

The Second Austrian Mint Wildlife in Our Sights Coin design has been revealed... Chubby with a knowing grin, the Wild Boar looks out at you...

Austrian Mint Celebrates 25 Years of Philharmonic Bullion Coin Production. VIDEO: 4:04

Andrea Lang, Director of Sales & Marketing, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......... It was 25 years ago that the Austrian Mint offered the first Philharmonic...

New Niobium Coin Offered by Austrian Mint at ANA Convention. VIDEO: 2:21

Andrea Lang, Director of Sales & Marketing, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot for CoinWeek.com ...... The Austrian Mint uses a special proprietary process to create a very...

The Austrian Mint’s Die Fledermaus: The Bat and the Ball

On December 3, 2014, the Austrian Mint will issue a 5 euros silver coin celebrating the renowned Johann Strauss operetta celebrating a bat at...
A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium Coin Series

A Guide to the Austrian Mint’s 25 Euro Niobium Coin Series

Niobium Coin Article by Louis Golino and updated August 2021 by CoinWeek .....   The Austrian Mint is one of the world’s oldest mints, with historical roots...

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...

Austria leads in first round of Coin of the Year voting

Three Austrian coins came out on top during the first round of World Coin News' Coin of the Year Award voting by an international...

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...

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 Nabs 3 of 10 Coin of the Year Categories

CoinWeek Staff Reports.... The Austrian Mint scored three category victories in Krause Publications' 2015 Coin of the Year Awards. Since 1984, Krause has recognized excellence...

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: 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...