Austria Euro Coins

Austria voted by a two-thirds majority to join the European Union in 1994. However, populist support for both the EU and the single currency, has fluctuated. A year before the introduction of the single currency only 25 per cent of Austrians supported joining the euro, but by the time it was launched in January 1999, 66 per cent were in favour. Please take a look at The Austrian National Mint.

Austria chose to produce a series of coins illustrating flowers, architecture and famous people from its history. The designs were chosen by a national panel and public opinion poll. All designs are by the hand of Josef Kaiser and they include the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint. The coins have a unique design for each denomination, with a common theme for each of the three series of coins.

  • The minor coins feature Austrian flowers: The 1, 2 and 5-cent coins show Alpine flowers representing Austria’s obligations and commitment to the environment: the gentian (1 cent); the edelweiss (2 cent), a traditional symbol of Austrian identity, and the primrose (5 cent).
  • The middle coins feature examples of architecture from Austria's capital, Vienna: The 10, 20, and 50-cent coins depict architectural works in Vienna: the spires of St Stephen’s Cathedral (10 cent), a masterpiece of Viennese Gothic architecture; the Belvedere Palace (20 cent), a jewel of Austrian baroque style, and the ‘Sezession’ building in Vienna (50 cent), a symbol of Austrian modernism and the birth of a new era.
  • The two major coins feature famous Austrians: The €2 coin shows the portrait of the radical pacifist Bertha von Suttner, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905 and the €1 coin shows the portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the famous Austrian composer, and his signature.

The Austrian 2 euro coin edge inscription

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The edge of the Austrian euro coins
 
The sequence "2 EURO ***" repeated four times alternately upright and inverted

Mintmarks on Austrian euro coins

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Mintmark represents the Austrian Flag Under the denomination or near the date
Image of Austria 2 euros coin
Austria 2 euros - Bertha von Suttner

Austrian writer and peace activist who in 1905 became the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize; her novel Die Waffen nieder depicted the horrors of war and became an influential work for the cause of peace [ More ]

Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 Unknown € 3.70 Buy
2014 Unknown € 3.40 Buy
2013 10,100,000 pieces € 3.40 Buy
2012 21,200,000 pieces € 3.40 Buy
2011 27,700,000 pieces € 3.55 Buy
2010 17,000,000 pieces € 3.35 Buy
2008 2,600,000 pieces € 3.45 Buy
2006 2,300,000 pieces € 3.70 Buy
2004 2,500,000 pieces € 6.05 Buy
2003 4,700,000 pieces € 7.15 Buy
2002 196,400,000 pieces € 6.49 Buy
Image of Austria 1 euro coin
Austria 1 euro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Depicted on this coin is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the famous Austrian composer, in reference to Austria as a land of music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, showing prodigious ability from his earliest ... [ More ]

Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 8,000,000 pieces € 1.75 Buy
2010 11,200,000 pieces € 1.75 Buy
2009 40,300,000 pieces € 1.80 Buy
2008 65,500,000 pieces € 1.85 Buy
2007 41,100,000 pieces € 2.05 Buy
2006 7,700,000 pieces € 2.20 Buy
2005 2,600,000 pieces € 3.85 Buy
2004 2,600,000 pieces € 3.30 Buy
2002 223,500,000 pieces € 3.19 Buy
Image of Austria 50 cents coin
Austria 50 cents - The Secession Building

The Secession Building illustrates the birth of art nouveau in Austria. The building symbolises the birth of a new age and represents a bridge to a new monetary era. It was built in 1898 by Joseph Maria Olbrich, in the Jugendstil style as a showcase ... [ More ]

Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 6,000,000 pieces € 1.15 Buy
2010 30,000,000 pieces € 0.95 Buy
2009 14,700,000 pieces € 0.95 Buy
2008 3,000,000 pieces € 1.50 Buy
2007 3,000,000 pieces € 1.00 Buy
2006 3,200,000 pieces € 1.15 Buy
2005 3,100,000 pieces € 2.42 Buy
2004 3,100,000 pieces € 2.20 Buy
2003 9,100,000 pieces € 2.75 Buy
2002 169,100,000 pieces € 2.09 Buy
Image of Austria 20 cents coin
Austria 20 cents - The Belvedere Palace

One of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Austria. It was here that the treaty re-establishing the sovereignty of Austria was signed in 1955, making its name synonymous with freedom. The Belvedere’s two magnificent palaces, the Upper and Lower Belvedere, ... [ More ]

Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 Unknown € 0.65 Buy
2015 Unknown € 0.50 Buy
2014 Unknown € 0.55 Buy
2013 25,200,000 pieces € 0.50 Buy
2012 10,800,000 pieces € 0.50 Buy
2011 21,300,000 pieces € 0.55 Buy
2010 4,200,000 pieces € 0.45 Buy
2009 49,800,000 pieces € 0.45 Buy
2008 45,300,000 pieces € 0.55 Buy
2007 45,000,000 pieces € 0.45 Buy
2006 8,200,000 pieces € 0.55 Buy
2005 4,100,000 pieces € 2.09 Buy
2004 54,800,000 pieces € 1.43 Buy
2003 50,900,000 pieces € 1.43 Buy
2002 203,400,000 pieces € 1.32 Buy
Image of Austria 10 cents coin
Austria 10 cents - St. Stephen's Cathedral

St. Stephen's Cathedral, one of the jewels of Viennese Gothic architecture and a popular tourist venue, is depicted on this coin. It was first built as a parish church of the Diocese of Passau in 1147 and rebuilt and enlarged over the centuries. St. ... [ More ]

Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 Unknown € 0.40 Buy
2014 Unknown € 0.35 Buy
2013 30,100,000 pieces € 0.35 Buy
2012 25,000,000 pieces € 0.40 Buy
2011 27,600,000 pieces € 0.45 Buy
2010 42,800,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2009 15,900,000 pieces € 0.40 Buy
2008 70,200,000 pieces € 0.40 Buy
2007 81,300,000 pieces € 0.40 Buy
2006 40,000,000 pieces € 0.35 Buy
2005 5,200,000 pieces € 0.50 Buy
2004 5,200,000 pieces € 0.45 Buy
2002 441,600,000 pieces € 0.45 Buy
Image of Austria 5 cents coin
Austria 5 cents - The primrose, a flower of the Austrian Alps

The Alpine primrose, 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 Primrose is a small plant, typically no more than ... [ More ]

Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 Unknown € 0.30 Buy
2014 Unknown € 0.35 Buy
2013 36,100,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2012 353,000,000 pieces € 0.35 Buy
2011 66,600,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2010 63,700,000 pieces € 0.50 Buy
2009 5,800,000 pieces € 0.45 Buy
2008 96,700,000 pieces € 0.25 Buy
2007 52,700,000 pieces € 0.35 Buy
2006 5,600,000 pieces € 0.40 Buy
2005 66,100,000 pieces € 0.40 Buy
2004 89,300,000 pieces € 0.45 Buy
2003 108,500,000 pieces € 0.40 Buy
2002 217,000,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
Image of Austria 2 cents coin
Austria 2 cents - The edelweiss, a flower of the Austrian Alps

The Edelweiss, 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. Edelweiss has become the national flower of Austria and is, ... [ More ]

Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 Unknown € 0.30 Buy
2014 Unknown € 0.30 Buy
2013 121,500,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2012 78,100,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2011 148,600,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2010 104,200,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2009 120,400,000 pieces € 0.25 Buy
2008 125,100,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2007 72,200,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2006 39,800,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2005 163,200,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2004 156,400,000 pieces € 0.35 Buy
2003 118,500,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2002 326,400,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
Image of Austria 1 cent coin
Austria 1 cent - The gentian, a flower of the Austrian Alps

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 ... [ More ]

Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 Unknown € 0.25 Buy
2014 Unknown € 0.25 Buy
2013 179,200,000 pieces € 0.20 Buy
2012 169,300,000 pieces € 0.25 Buy
2011 189,600,000 pieces € 0.25 Buy
2010 168,500,000 pieces € 0.25 Buy
2009 158,900,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2008 50,900,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2007 111,900,000 pieces € 0.25 Buy
2006 48,300,000 pieces € 0.30 Buy
2005 174,700,000 pieces € 0.25 Buy
2004 115,000,000 pieces € 0.35 Buy
2003 10,800,000 pieces € 0.55 Buy
2002 378,400,000 pieces € 0.25 Buy