|The gentian, part of a floral series, is depicted in the coin symbolising a duty to the environment and the part Austria is playing in the development of a Community environmental policy.
The gentian flower occurs in alpine habitats in temperate regions of Asia, Europe and the Americas. Some species also occur in northwestern Africa, eastern Australia, and New Zealand.
Diameter - 16.25mm
Thickness - 1.67mm
Weight - 2.27gr