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Gold coin "Gold of Mesopotamia" - 100 euro Austria, 2019

  Country: Austria

Denomination: 100 euro

Release date: October 16, 2019

Series: Magic of Gold

Obverse: the head of King Nebuchadnezzar II and a statue of a winged lion

Reverse: the head of a bull with a golden lira and ornament

Mint: Austrian Mint 

Design: Mag. Helmut Andexlinger, Herbert Wahner

 

 

100 euroGold (986 samples)16.23 g30.00 mm proof

 

 

   Austria's collector's gold coin with a face value of 100 euro "Mesopotamia Gold" was issued on October 16, 2019  and opens a new Austrian series of Gold Magic coins.

   The obverse of the gold coin 100 euro depicts the head of the New Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II, as well as a statue of a winged lion located in the lower left part of the obverse. Over the image in a semicircle is the name of the country "REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH" and on the left is the face value of the coin "100 EURO" and the year of issue "2019."

   On the reverse of the coin against the background of the ornament is the head of a bull from a golden lira found in 1929 during excavations of the ancient city of Ur (the territory of modern Iraq).