Austrian Mint to Issue Latest Wildlife in Our Sights Gold Coin

On October 28, the Austrian Mint will issue the third gold coin in the “Wildlife in Our Sights” program. The six coin series celebrates...

Austria 2015 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Capercaillie 100 Euro Proof Gold Coin

Description: From the Austrian Mint: The capercaillie lives in coniferous, mixed and deciduous woodland, where it spends the night roosting in trees. The habitat of the...

Austrian Mint to Release 8th Silver Coin in Austria by Its Children Series

On October 7, 2015, the Austrian Mint will issue the eighth silver coin of the well received “Austria by Its Children” program, featuring the...

Coinweek Unboxing: 2015 Austrian Mint Wolfgang: The Wunderkind 20 Euro Silver Coin – Video:...

CoinWeek unboxes a new 20-Euro silver coin from the Austrian Mint. Wolfgang: "The Wunderkind" is the first in a three-coin series of silver 20-Euro...

Austria 2015 Burgenland 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: Austria's eastern province of Burgenland, also known as the "sunny side of Austria", is a region best known for its National Park of Lake...

CoinWeek: Fun Children’s App about Coins and Dinosaurs Created by Austrian Mint – VIDEO:...

Andrea Lang, Marketing Director, Austrian Mint, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Austrian Mint has a designed a fun, free educational app for kids that teaches...

Austrian Mint New Niobium “Cosmology” Coin Sells Out at ANA – VIDEO: 2:41

Andrea Lang, Marketing Director, Austrian Mint, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Austrian Mint has created another numismatic sellout with its latest niobium offering - "Cosmology"....

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: A Life in Three Acts

On September 9, The Austrian Mint will issue a new silver coin to begin a set of three silver coins entitled “Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,...

The Austria “Piece by Piece” Coin Design Competition

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Coin design contests are nothing new; the American public was invited to design the nation’s bicentennial coinage,...

Austria 2015 Wolfgang: The Wonderkind 20 Euro Silver Coin

Description: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's (1756-1791) impact on Austrian culture is just as vital today as it was when the young prodigy took the Viennese opera...

Luxembourg 2015 Castle Brandenbourg 5-Euro Silver-Niobium Coin

Description: The 2015 Castle Brandenbourg Castle 5-euro silver-niobium coin is the seventh of nine silver-niobium coins honoring Luxembourg castles to be struck by the Austrian...

Luxembourg to Issue Castle Brandenburg Silver-Niobium Coin, Congress of Vienna Silver Coin

By Central Bank of Luxembourg....   On Thursday, July 23, 2015, several numismatic products will be available for sale at the Central Bank of Luxembourg (Banque...

Austria 2015 Piece by Piece: Vienna 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: From the Austrian Mint: One of the world’s five biggest cities a century ago, Vienna may no longer be the capital of a huge empire...

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...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: Reopening of the Burgtheater and Opera 1955 | Wiederöffnung...

The Burgtheater is Europe’s second-oldest extant theater and one of the most important venues for theater in the German-speaking world. Born in 1741 under...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: Arstetten Castle | Schloß Arstetten (2004)

Artstetten Castle traces its origins back to the 13th century. Over the years, numerous families have resided at the estate, renovating the castle to...

Gender Politics and the Austrian Mint’s 2015 Life Ball Medal feat. Conchita Wurst

Special Commentary by CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan....   2015 marks the 23rd year of the Life Ball, a fundraising event held each year in Vienna, Austria....

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2004: Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Hellbrun Castle | Schloß Hellbrun  (2004) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002...

Austrian Mint to Issue 5 Euro Silver Coin Commemorating 60 Year Anniversary of the...

On May 6, 2015, The Austrian Mint will issue a silver coin in honour of the 60th anniversary of the Austrian Federal Army. The...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Schloss Hof (Schloß Hof) 10 Euro Silver Coin

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Schloss Hof | Schloß Hof  (2003) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2002: Ambras Castle (Schloß Ambras) 10 Euro Silver Coin

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Ambras Castle | Schloß Ambras  (2002) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) Specifications: The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 250th Anniversary of Schönbrunn Zoo 5 Euro Silver Coin

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Silver Coin – 250th Anniversary of Schönbrunn Zoo | Tiergarten Schönbrunn  (2002) Once the imperial stomping grounds of Holy Roman Emperor Francis...

Austrian Mint Unveils “Quaternary Period”, Fifth and Final Silver Coin Prehistoric Series

The Austrian Mint released today the fifth and final silver coin in its series exploring prehistoric dinosaurs, known as “Back from the Dead.” Thomas Pesendorfer,...

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...

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...

Austrian Mint Designer Helmut Andexlinger discusses Sold Out 2015 Cosmology Coin

CoinWeek Staff Reports... The Austrian Mint's 2015 Niobium 25 euro coin has sold out, according to Kirsten Petersen of the Austrian Mint. The coin, which sports...

Unboxing Video: CoinWeek Unboxes the 2015 Cosmology Niobium and Silver Coin from Austria. Video:...

  CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan unboxes the exciting 2015 Cosmology Niobium and Silver Coin, produced by the Austrian Mint. Copyright © CoinWeek February 2015 More news and videos...

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...

Austrian Mint Releases 2015 Silver Niobium Coin, “Cosmology”

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Every year since 2003, the Austrian Mint (Münze Österreich AG) has released a new bimetallic, silver-niobium collector’s coin honoring science, engineering...

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...