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Gold coin "200 years to the Styria Ioanneum Museum in Graz" - 50 euro Austria, 2011

  Country: Austria

Denomination: 50 euro

Issue Date: January 26, 2011

Series:

Obverse: historical entrance to the museum, as well as the Kunsthouse Museum of Modern Art

Reverse: armor from the Graz arsenal

Mint: Austrian Mint 

Design: Mag. Helmut Andexlinger, Herbert Wahner

 

 

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

 

 

   On January 26, 2011, in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Styria Ioanneum Museum in Graz, the Austrian Mint issued a collectible gold coin with a face value of 50 euro.

   The obverse of Austria's gold coin depicts the historical entrance to the museum, as well as the Kunsthaus Museum of Modern Art on the background. In the upper part, the denomination of the 50 EURO coin is indicated, and near the inscription "KUNSTHAUS" - the year of minting "2011." Below is the country name "REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH."

   The reverse of the coin depicts armor from the Graz Arsenal, which is one of the largest medieval weapons museums in the world. On the left, the inscription "LANDESZEUGHAUS GRAZ" appears in a semicircle.