50 euro cent 2009

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Description

Obverse

The secession building in Vienna, illustrating the birth of art nouveau in Austria and symbolising the birth of a new age, a bridge to a new monetary era, is encircled by the facial value, heraldic hatchings representing the Austrian flag and the twelve stars of Europe

Lettering:
50 EURO CENT
DER ZEIT IHRE KVNST
DER KVNST IHRE FREIHEIT
VER SACRUM
2009

Reverse

A map, next to the facial value, symbolizes the gathering of the fifteen nations of the European Union

Lettering:
50
LL
EURO
CENT

Additional information

Country

Austria

Date of issue

2009

Value

0.50 euro

Type of coin

Common coin

Orientation

Medal alignment

Shape

Round

Metal

Nordic Gold

Diameter

24.25 mm

Weight

7.8 g

Thickness

2.38 mm

References (KM#)

3141

Engraver

Josef Kaiser, Luc Luycx