25th Anniversary Gold Philharmonic Proof Set

The Austrian Mint has released a special set to mark the 25th anniversary of the Vienna Philharmonic Gold Coin. Starting in 2014, the range of sizes available for the bullion series has been expanded to include a 1/25 oz coin. The 25th Anniversary Gold Philharmonic Two Coin Set includes proof quality versions of the 2014-dated […]

Austrian Mint 2014 Coin Program

The Austrian Mint has recently provided information on the numismatic issuing program for the coming year. For the most part, many series will see their continuation with the 2014-dated issues, although there are a few surprises along the way. The 2014 New Year Coin will be released on December 4, 2013 and celebrates some of […]

2013 Red Deer 100 Euro Gold Coin Begins “Wildlife in Our Sights” Series

The Austrian Mint will soon release the first coin within a new series “Wildlife in Our Sights” which celebrates the diversity of Europe’s native wildlife. The series will include a total of six different coins each featuring one of the continent’s most recognizable wild animals on the obverse and their native habitat on the reverse. […]

Austria Piece By Piece – Vorarlberg 10 Euro Silver Coin

The Austrian Mint has recently unveiled the third coin within the “Austria Piece By Piece” series which highlights the nine federal provinces of Austria. The charming series features reverse designs created by children living in each province paired with an obverse design featuring a UNESCO world heritage site located in the province. A total of […]

Austrian Mint 2013 “Jurassic – Life in the Air” 20 Euro Silver Coin

The Austrian Mint has unveiled the second coin within the new series “Prehistoric Life: Back from the Dead”. This series will feature five different coins with the designs inspired by the typical lifeforms during different geological periods. The first release had featured a design depicting life in the water during the Triassic period. The latest […]

Upcoming and Recent Coins from the Austrian Mint

This post will focus on some recent or upcoming releases from the Austrian Mint. I have previously covered the silver and niobium coin highlighting tunnel construction and the first release of the new Prehistoric Life series featuring Life in the Water. On February 27, 2013, the Austrian Mint released the second coin in the series Klimt […]

Austrian Mint Begins Prehistoric Life Silver Coin Series

The Austrian Mint has recently started accepting orders for the first release of a new series entitled “Prehistoric Life: Back from the Dead”. The overall series will include five different coins issued from 2013 to 2015 with designs inspired by the typical lifeforms during different geological periods. The first coin of the series features a […]

2013 Tunnel Construction 25 Euro Silver Niobium Coin

The Austrian Mint has started accepting orders for the latest 25 euro silver and niobium coin, which highlights Austria’s long and influential contribution to tunnel construction. Each year since 2003, the Austrian Mint has released a coin composed of an outer silver ring and colored inner niobium core to explore a range of technological themes. […]