1 oz 2019 Leopold V: 825th Austrian Mint Anniversary Silver Coin | Austrian Mint
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Order your 1 oz 2019 Leopold V 825th Austrian Mint Anniversary silver coin from our online store now, to be treated to the internet's most competitive price. This eye catching work of art commemorates the tale of the founding of the renowned Vienna Mint.
- Ships individually in protective packaging
- Consisting of 1 oz of 999 Fine Silver
- Reverse: Features a depiction of King Leopold holding a sword
- Obverse: Features a depiction of a knight, along with inscriptions indicating the metal weight, type, purity, name of the country, year of the issue and legal tender value of the coin in German
The reverse features the legendary Duke Leopold V of Austria, donning full regalia, with sword primed and banners flying in a high wind. The only inscription interrupting this dynamic and poignant effigy is the number ‘1194,’ (A.D.) at the end of which year Leopold met his savage fate…after a fall from his steed, A solider then was forced to amputate his foot, which led to a nasty infection and Leopold’s eventual death by gangrene.
The obverse is home to a portrait one of Leopold’s own crusading party, shown in stylized relief, at arms atop his trusty mount. Also on the obverse, you’ll find the Austrian legend, as well as the unique denominational value of the coin, its metal content, its weight and the year of its release.
The Vienna Mint was founded on the ransom, in silver, which was paid by the desperate people of England, in return for the release of their King, Richard ‘The Lionheart,’ whom Leopold had cunningly seen fit to hold hostage, after the two had had a heated meeting of tempers in 1191.
Celebrate the riotous saga and intrigue upon which some of the world’s greatest institutions were founded and diversify your portfolio with a 1 oz 2019 Leopold V 825th Austrian Mint Anniversary silver coin today!
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Internationally renowned for its know-how in precious metal processing and coin production, the Austrian Mint is a global player in the international minting industry. The Austrian Mint ranks among leading global mints and produces some of the world’s best-selling bullion coins along with a range of collector items. With more than 825 years of coin-making experience, since 1988 the Austrian Mint has operated as a private company and is the sole manufacturer of coins in Austria. Owned in its entirety by the Austrian National Bank, the Austrian mint combines centuries of craftsmanship tradition with some of the world’s leading coin-making technologies, much of it developed and innovated by their unique numismatic experts.
In multiples of 20 these coins will be shipped in a plastic tube. In multiples of 500 these coins will be shipped in a monster box.
|A crusader in full gallop followed by the coins denomination and year of issue.|
|Duke Leopold V fully armored with sword in hand and shield aback, with the year 1194 inscribed on banner.|
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