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With the National Bank of Austria celebrating its bicentenary in 2016, the Austrian Mint is issuing a new 2 euro circulation coin in honour of the guardian of the Austrian currency. The bank has long been the official issuer of bank notes in Austria, but during its eventful history it has also overseen the transition from the Gulden to the Crown, from the Schilling to the Reichsmark, and from the Schilling to the Euro. Today the National Bank of Austria helps shape the monetary policy of the Eurozone and safeguard price stability.
Date of issue: 18.01.2016
Mercury and Fortuna grace the main door of the National Bank of Austria in Vienna. An ornamental band hugging the bottom of the coin centre evokes the red-white-red pattern of the Austrian national flag, with hatched vertical lines symbolizing the colour red, as laid down in the rules of heraldic design.
A geographical map of Western Europe spans the outer ring and inner core on the right side of the coin. The inscription 2 EURO is superimposed over the map of Europe, with the numeral “2” located in an open field representing the eastern Atlantic Ocean.
The sequence "2 EURO ★★★" repeated four times alternately upright and inverted.
2 EURO ★★★ 2 EURO ★★★ 2 EURO ★★★ 2 EURO ★★★