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Gold coin "Mercy" - 50 euro Austria, 2003

  Country: Austria

Denomination: 50 euro

Issue Date: March 12, 2003

Series: 2000 Years of Christianity

Obverse: a nun caring for a patient

Reverse: Parable of the Good Samaritan

Mint: Austrian Mint 

Design: Mag. Helmut Andexlinger



50 euroGold (986 samples)10.14 g22.00 mm50 000proof



   On March 12, 2003, the Austrian mint issued a collectible gold coin with a face value of 50 euro "Mercy" which completes the series "2000 Years of Christianity." The coin was minted with a circulation of 50,000 units.

   The obverse of the golden coin of Austria depicts a nun caring for a patient. The year of issue "2003" is indicated on the right side of the coin, and the country name "REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH" and the denomination "50 EURO" are inscribed on the circumference.

   The reverse of the coin depicts a parable of a good Samaritan. On the right there is a semicircle inscription "BARMHERZIGER SAMARITER" ("MERCIFUL SAMARITAN").



List of collectible gold coins of 50 euro of Austria from the series "2000 Years of Christianity":

2002 - Coin "Christian Religious Orders"

2003 - Mercy Coin