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The Euro

On 1 January 1999, the 11 eurozone member states agreed on a single monetary policy. In 2002 the euro replaced their national currencies.

The Schilling

The schilling was the legal tender in Austria until it was eventually replaced by the euro in 2002.

Coin Facts

How long does it take to produce a finished coin? How is the price of a coin decided? Do all coins have a face value? We have the answers to those questions for you.


Sometimes, the terms in the world of coins can be quite unclear, especially for those who are new to the topic. In our glossary you can find the explanations of the most important terms.