The Corona was the official denomination for currency in the Austro-Hungarian Empire during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Gold Corona was a denomination of coins issued by the empire starting in 1892 when the empire adopted the gold standard in that year. Today, 1915 Gold 100 Corona Austrian Coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship inside of protective packaging!
- Restrike coin with a 1915 date mark!
- Availability limited!
- Consists of .9802 Troy ounces of actual gold content.
- The face value of 100 Corona fully backed by Austria.
- On the obverse is Emperor Franz Joseph I.
- The reverse includes the coat of arms of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
The Austro-Hungarian Empire was one of Europe’s largest and most powerful in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The empire was the third largest in Europe in terms of area and population, and it was known as one of the driving forces of Europe’s industrial revolution during the 19th century.
All of these 1915 Gold 100 Corona Austrian Coins are available to you inside of protective plastic. The coins have an Almost-Uncirculated plus condition. Coins with an AU condition have only slight signs of wear and tear on the highest points of the design elements.
The 100 Corona coin was the last of the Gold Corona coinage introduced by the Austrian Mint for the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The 10 Corona coin was the primary denomination and available from 1892 to 1916. The 100 Corona coin was only available as a circulation coin within the empire from 1908 to 1914. These 1915 Gold 100 Corona Austrian Coins are restrikes issued by the Austrian Mint with a commemorative date mark of 1915 and entered production in 1975 in an attempt to compete with the Gold South African Krugerrand.
On the obverse of 1915 Gold 100 Corona Austrian Coins is the left-profile portrait of Emperor Franz Joseph I. Franz Joseph is Europe’s third-longest reigning monarch. He was crowned the Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary in December 1848 and served until his death in November 1916.
The reverse face of 1915 Gold 100 Corona Austrian Restrike Coins features the double-headed crowned eagle. This design is the official coat of arms for the Austro-Hungarian Empire and includes the shield of the Hapsburg Dynasty that reigned over the empire throughout its existence.
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