Please note that most of the 100 Coronas were minted after 1914 as restrikes, and will bear a 1915 date. The restrikes were minted after 1974 and is common for many other world mints during that era. 100 Corona Austrian Gold Coin (Random Year 1908-1914, AU+) will not be restrikes. Restrikes can be purchased here .
There’s no shortage of popular gold coins out there for investors and collectors to purchase when looking to buy gold. Among the most coveted coins are those which once served as circulation currency in a bygone era, but are now relics that are well suited for use as collectible gold pieces. The Austrian Gold Corona is one such coin, and right now the 100 Corona Austria Gold Coin is available to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective plastic flip.
- First Struck between 1908 and 1914!
- Austria’s first-ever gold currency!
- Contains .9802 Troy oz of actual gold content in About Uncirculated condition.
- Bears a face value of 100 Coronas.
- Obverse includes the right-profile portrait of King Franz Josef I.
- Reverse features the regal design of the coat of arms of Austria.
Each of the 100 Corona Austria Gold Coins in this product listing have an About Uncirculated, or AU+, condition. Coins in AU+ condition have legends and details that are sharp and devices on the coin’s surface show only a hint of wear on the high points. Half of the coin’s remaining mint luster is present, and the coin may have good eye appeal.
The Austrian Gold Corona coin was first introduced by the Austrian Mint during a period of national history known as the Austrian Empire. The coins became the first gold currency ever issued by Austria during the empire’s reform of currency that began in 1892. The first coins issued during this reformation were the 10 and 20 crown (or Corona) coins.
In this product listing, you’ll receive a 100 Corona Austria Gold Coin known to be in About Uncirculated condition. JM Bullion cannot guarantee the year of issue you’ll receive for your coin, only that it will feature a date of issue from 1908 to 1914 when these coins were produced.
On the obverse of all 100 Corona Austria Gold Coins is the right-profile portrait of Franz Josef I. The Austrian Emperor and King of Hungary celebrated 60 years as the ruling monarch in 1908.
The reverse of the Austrian Gold Corona coins includes a regal depiction of the coat of arms of Austria. The embellished coat of arms is superimposed over the crowned imperial double-headed eagle of Austria, with engravings of the face value of the coin (100 Corona).
The Austrian Mint is the official sovereign mint of Austria. Originally opened in the 12th century with 15 tonnes of silver paid to Austria by Britain’s King Richard the Lionheart, today it is the sovereign mint and one of a few in Europe authorized to produce Euros for the Eurozone economy.
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