The first woman ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize, early 20th-century Austrian pacifist and novelist Bertha von Suttner features on the largest coin.
Born in Salzburg, Austria’s most famous composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, will forever be remembered for his dominance of Viennese classical music during his short life.
The jewel in the Viennese Modernist crown, the Secession exhibition hall still exudes modernity more than a century after it was built.
A masterpiece of Baroque architecture, the Belvedere was once the palace of Prince Eugene of Savoy. Today it is home to some of the world’s most famous paintings, including The Kiss by Gustav Klimt.
Construction began on Vienna’s gothic St Stephen's cathedral over 800 years ago. Its roof and tower, which feature on the 10 cent coin, still dominate the Vienna skyline today.
The three smallest coins in the collection are all decorated with alpine flowers. The 5 cent piece with Primula auricula, the mountain cowslip.
Made world famous by the song from The Sound of Music, the edelweiss adorns the 2 cent coin.
The smallest coin in circulation rounds off the 2011 coin set’s trio of alpine flowers with a gentian.