Austrian Euro Coins "Silver-Niobium Coins 2003-2013" Collectors Coins

Austria Euro Coins - A series of coins € 25 was launched in 2003. Metals used in the May symbolize the marriage of tradition - silver - with modernity - niobium. The special is also the subject of coins, which in a nutshell can be described - a technique yesterday and today. 

Let every coin speak your project and encourage them to travel more ..... 
Specifications of coins (coins since 2007 have been a little "light"):

Specifications of coins in the years 2003 - 2006
  • Face value: 25 Euro 
  • Material: Ag 900 / 7.15 g Niobium 
  • Diameter: 34 mm 
  • Weight: 17.15 g 
  • Rant: smooth
Specifications of coins from 2007
  • Face value: 25 Euro 
  • Material: Ag 900 / 6.50 g Niobium 
  • Diameter: 34 mm 
  • Weight: 16.50 g 
  • Rant: smooth 

 

So far in the series appeared in the following coins:

2003 - 700 old city Hall in Tyrol
2004 - 150 lat Semmering Alpine Railway
2005 - 50 years TV
2006 - The European Satellite Navigation
2007 - Austrian aviation
2008 - Fascinating light
2009 - Year of Astronomy
2010 - Renewable energy sources
2011 - Robotics
2012 - Bionics
2013 - Drilling tunnels


 


2003 - 700 old city Hall in Tyrol
 
Beautiful first coin silver-niobium innovative series is devoted to the 700th anniversary of Hall in Tirol.In the Hall in 1486 one of the first minted coins Guldiner, which was a milestone in the history of coins.Guldiner also shown in blue niobium core. Is shown in the mirror to give the impression of the seal.Niobium is a metal very young, discovered in 1801 and has since been used primarily in the aerospace industry. Therefore, satellite view Hall is shown on the face of the coin.

 

 

 



2004 - 150 lat Semmering Alpine Railway
 
Semmering railway line was designed by Carl Ritter von Ghega 1848-1854. With its construction employed 20,000 workers. At a distance of 41 km altitude difference is 460 meters on the route there are 14 tunnels, 16 bridges and more than 100 bridges of stone. The green color symbolizes the core of landscape, through which the railway line. Obverse shows locomotives: a historical and modern.The reverse shows a view of the steam engine train, when it exceeds the viaduct.

 

 

 



 

2005 - 50 years of television
 
Retro modern art, obverse depicts the control display on the TV, which was used in the 50s the last century to calibrate the TV picture. Reverse shows the milestones in the history of television broadcasting: TV of the '50s, a television camera from the 70s, the pilot and a satellite dish.

 

 

 

 


2006 - European satellite navigation
 
Obverse: Gold-brown core made from niobium core represents all directions of the compass of the world. The geographical coordinates of the address indicate Münze Österreich AG. Reverse: transportation using a satellite navigation system: Planes, ships, and emergency vehicles. The core is shown on the orbits of satellites around the world. 
 

 

 

 



 

2007 - Austrian aviation 
 
Beautiful turquoise niobium coin commemorates the Austrian-flying boys and their flying machines - and appreciates the contribution of Austria in the development of global aviation.

 

 

 

 



2008 - Fascinating light 
 
Technology developed by Carl Auer von Welsbach is used also today. A brilliant chemist, was born in 1858 in Vienna and was a key figure in the development of gas lighting. The core of the coin has an unusual green color. Obverse shows the Lighthouse keeper in the maintenance of a gas lantern. These lanterns have been in use since 1800 in Vienna. Reverse shows the glowing sun as the ultimate source of light and a portrait of Auer and various artificial light lamps.

 

 

 



 
2009 - Year of Astronomy 
 
In 1609, the mathematician and astronomer Galileo first observed the moon through a telescope. The obverse of the coin depicts the surface of the moon. Reverse shows a portrait of Galileo on the background of one of his drawings of the surface of the moon. Silver ring around the core of niobium shows the development of the telescope from Galileo's telescope, the telescope Isaac Newton to modern telescopes. In addition, a stylized image of the Sun and the Earth. 
 

 

  

 

 



2010 - Renewable energy sources
 
Obverse: Wind guys leaves of the tree to the ground. And so begins the cycle, the life cycle of the four elements - symbolizing - earth, wind, fire and water. Deeply rooted tree is a symbol of a healthy ecosystem. 
Reverse of the coin shows all forms of renewable energy. The water drives a turbine, geothermal energy produces steam. Wind turbine and sun rays, which are absorbed by the solar cells.

 

 

 



 
2011 - Robotics 
 
Obverse of the coin depicts, on a red background with niobium, a modified version of the Vitruvian Man by Leonardo da Vinci, in which the proportions of the human body are illustrated by a robot and not a human. With his left hand 25 EURO coin denomination. In the lower part shows: on the left - the binary code used to digitally record information, to the right of three gears, which symbolizes the cooperation between the electronics and mechanics. Reverse shows a red core of niobium, a robot Mars'a against Martian landscape: mountain ranges, craters and rocks. Silver ring shows the starry sky with the Earth on the right side and system coordination.
 

 

 

 

 

 



2012 - Bionics 
 
Bionics - coin showing examples of how evolution in the natural world acts as a prototype of the technology.
Obverse shows a cross-section of a Nautilus shell snail, right above an eagle with outstretched wings over him in the ring plane. Denomination coins in two lines - 25 Euro, in the year of issue - 2012. On the edge: the shark left and lotus flower, right, półokrągło inscription - REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH.Rewers shows from left - radiolarians, the right part of the Olympic Stadium in Munich with its famous roof on the rim - honeycomb. At the top of the inscription - bionics.

 

 

 



 

2013 - Drilling tunnels
 
 Obverse shows the core of the modern breakthrough drill through the rock, whose turnover is indicated by three arrows. Mountain decorated with silver outer ring. Reverse shows one of the many Austrian road tunnels and the outer ring worker drilling into the rock. The word "tunnel" is inscribed in silver ring.

 

 

 

The value of coins over the years. As you can see only the first two series of coins gained significantly in value.



 


The average value of this collection represented:
168% of the issue price in 2010.
168% of the issue price in 2011.
214% of the issue price in 2012.
Prices recorded on the auction site, plus shipping.
The value of this collection for the reference period is stable.
It represents 238% of the issue price.
 
The graph and table with those coins come from our partner 3bun €
Merci, Serge
 
Pictures of coins: Münze Österreich AG
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Comment by Robi from Brussels on January 26, 2013 at 0:49

Beautiful series! :-)

I dream since a long time about buying the entire series.... but how much would it cost. :-O?

Comment by euroHOBBY on January 24, 2013 at 0:07

nice coins


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