The Austrian Mint has now made its groundbreaking Silver Niobium series even more innovative. Using two different shades of niobium for the first time, the blue/green 2014 Evolution edition ingeniously illustrates the story of the development of Homo sapiens from other species. It comes in a case complete with a numbered certificate of authenticity and protective slipcase.
Silver ring 900/1000, niobium centre, diameter 34mm, quality special uncirculated. Weight: Ag 9 gr, Niobium 6,5 gr.
Available now in limited pieces!
Situated in the north east of the country, Niederosterreich is both Vienna’s immediate hinterland and Austria’s largest province. A place where industry and agriculture coexist, it also boasts areas of exquisite natural beauty, none more so than the Wachau. Here, beneath terraced vineyards, ruined castles and ancient monasteries, the mighty Danube forms one of the world’s most spectacular river valleys. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it makes for the perfect centrepiece of the third 10 euro silver coin in our superb Austria Piece by Piece series.
The Austrian Philharmonic Gold Coins are struck in 1-ounce of 99.99% pure, 24-karat gold. No alloy metals have been added. Each Philharmonic gold coin is guaranteed as to weight and gold purity by the Austrian government. Each 1-ounce coin contains a full troy ounce of gold.
The runaway success of the world famous Vienna Philharmonic bullion coin is not only limited to its golden manifestation. Struck in pure silver, the silver Vienna Philharmonic has also proved to be a massive hit with investors, selling 41 million pieces in the past three years alone. Continue reading
One of the most mountainous countries in Europe, Austria has inevitably played a vital role in the development of tunnels. The brilliant ice blue 2013 addition to the innovative 25 euro Silver Niobium series pays homage to Austria’s long and influential contribution to tunnel construction.
Considered one of the most important ever developments in the history of dancing, the Viennese Waltz is still very much alive and well today more than 200 years after its advent. As enchanting as the dance itself, this 5 Euro coin has been struck in honour of this most enduring of Austrian institutions. Continue reading