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Schilling
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1 schilling (1959-2001 design) (1983)

The Schilling was the currency of Austria until 1999, when the Euro was introduced at a fixed parity of €1 = 13.7603 Schillings. 1 schilling 1983 front File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1 schilling 1983 back File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The euro (plural euro, symbol: €; banking code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union and single currency for over 300 million Europeans in the following twelve European Union member states: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain; collectively also known as...


The "Schilling" was divided into 100 Groschen. The groschen was a coin used in various German speaking states. ...


Originally launched in 1924 at a rate of 1 Schilling to 10,000 Austro-Hungarian kronen, the Schilling was abolished in the wake of the Anschluss (1938), when it was exchanged at a rate of 1 Reichsmark to 1.5 Schillings, and reintroduced after World War II on November 30, 1945 by the Second Austrian Republic. The exchange rate to the Reichsmark was 1:1, limited to 150 Schillings per person. With a second "Schilling" law in November 1947 "new" notes were introduced which could also be exchanged in certain amounts for the old ones. The currency stabilised in the 1950s, with the Schilling being tied to the U.S. Dollar at a rate of $1 = 26 Schillings. Following the breakdown of the Bretton Woods system in 1971, the Schilling was initially tied to a basket of currencies, and then in July 1976 the Schilling was coupled to the Deutsche Mark. 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Austro-Hungarian Empire adopted the gold standard in 1892 when the new currency of the Krone (Crown, also known in Hungarian and other imperial languages as the Koruna) of 100 hellers was introduced. ... German troops march into Austria on 12 March 1938. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... A 100 Reichsmark banknote from Germany of 1935 (http://www. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead:17 million Civilian dead:33 million Total dead:50 million Military dead:8 million Civilian dead:4 million Total dead:12 million World War II... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... // Events and trends This map shows two essential global spheres during the Cold War in 1959. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... The Deutsche Mark (DM, DEM) was the official currency of West and, from 1990, unified Germany. ...


Although the euro became the official currency of Austria in 1999, euro coins and notes were not introduced until 2002. Old Schilling denominated coins and notes were phased out from circulation by 28 February of that year. Schilling banknotes and coins will remain exchangeable for euros at any branch of the Austrian National Bank (Österreichische Nationalbank) indefinitely. For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) is the central bank of the Republic of Austria and, as such, an integral part of both the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and the Eurozone. ...



At the time of the changeover to the Euro, coins in circulation were[1] A coin is usually a piece of hard material, generally metal and usually in the shape of a disc, which is issued by a government to be used as a form of money. ...

  • 1 Groschen (.0727 Eurocents) - zinc
  • 2 Groschen (.1453 Eurocents) - aluminum
  • 5 Groschen (.3634 Eurocents) - zinc
  • 10 Groschen (.7267 Eurocents) - 98.5% aluminium, 1.5% magnesium
  • 50 Groschen (3.63 Eurocents) - 91.5% copper, 8.5% aluminium
  • 1 Schilling (7.27 Eurocents) - 91.5% copper, 8.5% aluminium
  • 5 Schillings (36.34 Eurocents) - cupronickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)
  • 10 Schillings (72.67 Eurocents) - cupronickel (75% copper, 25% nickel), pure nickel core
  • 20 Schillings (1.45 Euros) (usually commemorative, less used than the banknote)
  • 50 Schillings (3.63 Euros) (commemorative, relatively rarely seen in circulation)

Coins under 10 groschen were rarely seen in circulation during the final years of validity. Coins of 100 schillings and higher were also issued for collectors, but did not circulate. General Name, Symbol, Number zinc, Zn, 30 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 12, 4, d Appearance bluish pale gray Atomic mass 65. ... Aluminum is a soft and lightweight metal with a dull silvery appearance, due to a thin layer of oxidation that forms quickly when it is exposed to air. ... General Name, Symbol, Number magnesium, Mg, 12 Chemical series alkaline earth metals Group, Period, Block 2, 3, s Appearance silvery white Atomic mass 24. ... General Name, Symbol, Number copper, Cu, 29 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 4, d Appearance metallic brown Atomic mass 63. ... General Name, Symbol, Number copper, Cu, 29 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 4, d Appearance metallic brown Atomic mass 63. ... Cupronickel is an alloy of copper, nickel and stengthening impurities, such as iron and manganese. ... General Name, Symbol, Number nickel, Ni, 28 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 10, 4, d Appearance lustrous, metallic Atomic mass 58. ...


Austrian Banknotes in circulation were (until 2001 before Euro) [2] A £20 Ulster Bank banknote. ... The euro (plural euro, symbol: €; banking code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union and single currency for over 300 million Europeans in the following twelve European Union member states: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain; collectively also known as...

nominal in Euro first issue obverse reverse
20 Schilling 1.45 1 October 1986 Moritz Daffinger Albertina (Vienna)
50 Schilling 3.63 2 January 1986 Sigmund Freud Josephinum (Alsergrund, Vienna)
100 Schilling 7.27 2 January 1984 Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk Akademie der Wissenschaften
500 Schilling 36.34 1 January 1997 Rosa Mayreder Rosa Mayreder
1000 Schilling 72.67 1 January 1997 Karl Landsteiner Karl Landsteiner
5000 Schilling 363.36 4 January 1988 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wiener Staatsoper

The euro (plural euro, symbol: €; banking code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union and single currency for over 300 million Europeans in the following twelve European Union member states: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain; collectively also known as... Image File history File linksMetadata 20ATS.jpg last 20 Schilling banknote of Austria before Euro File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Albertina in Vienna The Albertina is a museum in the Innere Stadt (First District) of Vienna, Austria. ... Image File history File linksMetadata 50ATS.jpg last 50 Schilling banknote of Austria before Euro File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud (IPA: []) (May 6, 1856–September 23, 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology. ... Alsergrund is the ninth district of Vienna, Austria, located just north of the first, central district Innere Stadt. ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Slovenian: Dunaj, Croatian and Serbian: Beč Romanian: Viena, Hungarian: Bécs, Czech: Vídeň, Slovak: Viedeň, Romany Vidnya, Russian: Вена) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... Image File history File linksMetadata 100ATS.jpg last 100 Schilling banknote of Austria before Euro File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (February 12, 1851 – August 27, 1914) made important contributions to the development of Austrian economics. ... Image File history File linksMetadata 500ATS.jpg last 500 Schilling banknote of Austria before Euro File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rosa Mayreder (30 November 1858, Vienna - 19 January 1938, Vienna) was an Austrian freethinker, author, painter, musician and feminist. ... Rosa Mayreder (30 November 1858, Vienna - 19 January 1938, Vienna) was an Austrian freethinker, author, painter, musician and feminist. ... Image File history File links 1000ATS.jpg last 1000 Schilling banknote of Austria before Euro File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Karl Landsteiner (June 14, 1868 - June 26, 1943), was an Austrian biologist. ... Karl Landsteiner (June 14, 1868 - June 26, 1943), was an Austrian biologist. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (909x441, 196 KB)first kinegram® banknote of world; last 5000 Schilling banknote of Austria before Euro. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mozart drawing by Doris Stock, 1789 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (baptised as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart; January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) is among the most significant and enduringly popular composers of European classical music. ... Vienna State Opera (German: Wiener Staatsoper) is one of the most important opera companies in Europe. ...

External links

  • Österreichische Nationalbank (in English)
  • Österreichische Nationalbank (in German).
  • ÖNB Money Museum - "From the Schilling to the Euro"
  • Overview of the Austrian Schilling from the BBC
  • Library of Congress Country Studies Reports
Preceded by:
Austro-Hungarian krone
Austrian currency
1924-1938
Succeeded by:
German reichsmark
Preceded by:
German reichsmark
Austrian currency
1945-2002
Succeeded by:
Euro


The Austro-Hungarian Empire adopted the gold standard in 1892 when the new currency of the Krone (Crown, also known in Hungarian and other imperial languages as the Koruna) of 100 hellers was introduced. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... A 100 Reichsmark banknote from Germany of 1935 (http://www. ... A 100 Reichsmark banknote from Germany of 1935 (http://www. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... The euro (plural euro, symbol: €; banking code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union and single currency for over 300 million Europeans in the following twelve European Union member states: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain; collectively also known as...

Pre-euro and other EU currencies EU Flag
Eurozone Austrian schilling | Belgian franc | Dutch gulden | Finnish markka | French franc | German mark | Greek drachma | Irish pound | Italian lira | Luxembourgian franc | Portuguese escudo | San Marinese lira | Spanish peseta | Vatican lira
ERM Cypriot pound | Danish krone | Estonian kroon | Latvian lats | Lithuanian litas | Maltese lira | Slovak koruna | Slovenian tolar
Other EU British pound | Czech koruna | Hungarian forint | Polish złoty | Swedish krona

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