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   Austria's euro were put into cash circulation in 2002, replacing the country's previous currency, the Austrian schilling. On the national side of regular issue coins with a face value of €0.01, €0.02 and €0.05, Austrian flowers are depicted, at denominations of €0.10, €0.20 and €0.50 - the famous archetype structures of Austria. Coins of 1 euro depict a portrait of Wolfgang Mozart, and on a coin of 2 euro - Bertha von Zutner.

   Since 2002, Austria has annually issued collectible gold and silver euro coins, dedicated, as a rule, to the anniversary of various historical events, and sometimes current events of importance to the country. Such coins include the Vienna Philharmonic series, made of 999.9 gold and issued annually in four denominations: €10, €25, €50 and €100. The coins depict musical instruments used by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2008, silver coins of the series in denominations of 1.50 euro have also been issued.

   Austria is also the first country to begin minting coins from niobium. Since 2003, one bimetallic coin in denominations of 25 euro has been issued annually, the outer part of which consists of silver of the 900th sample, and the inner of niobium.

   At the end of 2019, Austria issued 7 commemorative coins with a face value of 2 euro:

2005 - Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of Austria

2007 - Roman Treaty Series

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2016 - 200th anniversary of the Austrian National Bank

2018 - 100 years of the Republic of Austria

 

Euro coins of Austria:

Coins of Austria regularly minted

Commemorative euro coins of Austria

Circulation of euro coins of Austria

Description of Austrian euro