Collector Coin

5 Euro Silver The Popular Pig Coin SU

  • Special Uncirculated quality silver coin in a top-quality gift box
  • Perfect New Year gift
  • Brings luck throughout the year
  • Strictly limited mintage
19.80 €
incl. 20% VAT
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Maximum order quantity: 50
Maximum order quantity: 50

The likeable and intelligent domestic pig has been kept by humans for some 9,000 years. In present-day Austria, pork is still by far the most popular meat and plays a starring role in Austrian cuisine.

In former times, the pig was a symbol of plenty because it could sustain an entire family for a considerable amount of time. The popular Austrian expression ‘Schwein gehabt’ (literally ‘had pig’), meaning to be fortunate in one’s misfortune, is said to have been coined in the 16th century during times when people did not have enough to eat. The lucky ones were those who had at least one pig. Maybe the pig can be a sign of hope for us all in these troubled times, because something unforeseen and pleasant can happen even when there is no sign of light at the end of the tunnel. We wish you unexpectedly pleasant experiences in 2023 and hope that by the year’s end you too can say that you have had pig!

Product No. 25633
Date of Issue 30 November 2022
Quality Special Uncirculated
Series New Year coins
Occasion New Year
Face Value 5 Euro
Diameter 28.50 mm
Coin Design Mag. Helmut Andexlinger, Anna Schlindner, Rebecca Wilding
Alloy Silber Ag 925
Fine Weight 7.78 g / 0.25 oz
Total Weight 8.41 g
Packaging Comes in a blister pack featuring information in German
Mintage (Uncirculated) 200,000
Mintage (Special Uncirculated) 50,000
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