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“Austria by Its Children” Series Continues
Monday, April 7th, 2014 by

“Austria by Its Children” Series Continues

The Austrian Mint in Vienna will issue on May 7 the fifth silver coin in its charming series “Austria by its Children,” also known as “Austria, Piece by Piece.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, of course, instantly comes to mind when one thinks of Salzburg, and indeed such was the case for young artist Melisa Bejic, the […]

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Polar Bears from the Austrian Mint
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 by

Polar Bears from the Austrian Mint

Polar Bears at the Schoenbrunn Zoo New 5-euro Commemorative Coin The Austrian Mint will issue a coin to celebrate the new polar bear enclosure at Schoenbrunn Zoo, scheduled to open this May. The delightful reverse was designed and engraved by the Mint’s Chief engraver, Thomas Pesendorfer.  The foreground of the design shows a mother polar […]

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Monday, January 27th, 2014 by

Hurry! Davisson’s Ltd. Auction Closing Soon

A spectacular rarity, the Norweb Collection example of a 1799 Draped Bust U.S. dollar with the octagonal Bank of England countermark of George III, is the cover coin on Davissons Ltd. Auction 33, which closes January 30, 2014. One of only five known examples, this coin is good Extremely Fine with luster, a beautiful and […]

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Thursday, October 31st, 2013 by

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 by

New from the Austrian Mint

On October 16, the Austrian Mint will issue the fourth silver coin in its series, “Austria, by its Children.” The new coin features the area located the furthest west in Austria, the Province of Voralberg. The charming naïve depiction of Voralberg on the reverse of the coin is by 9-year-old, Alissa De Mori who lives […]

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Friday, September 27th, 2013 by

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Thursday, May 9th, 2013 by

“Land of Water” from the Austrian Mint

[VIENNA, AUSTRIA] – The Austrian Mint will issue a coin celebrating water, in honor of the UNESCO Year of Water Cooperation 2013. The reverse of the coin, created by the mint’s chief engraver Thomas Pesendorfer, focuses on life on a small pond and stream, with water gently falling over a little step into a pool […]

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Friday, April 5th, 2013 by

Davissons Ltd. to Run First Online Auction

Davissons Ltd Announces E-Auction 1 Over a period of 40 years, Davissons Ltd has presented many major mail bid sales and price lists. With Lief Davisson joining the long-time partnership of Allan and Marnie Davisson last spring, the family firm launched their new website in 2012 and are now running their first ever electronic auction. […]

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 by

High “Expectation” for Second Klimt Coin

The Austrian Mint will issue the second coin in its five-gold-coin series celebrating Gustav Klimt, a key painter of the art nouveau period whose art is recognized and admired around the world. The obverse features the “Tree of Life” from the Stoclet frieze, is framed by a square of the artist’s canvas, and was conceptualized […]

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