• 5 Schilling 1952-1957, KM# 2879, Austria
  • 5 Schilling 1952-1957, KM# 2879, Austria
Obverse

Coat of arms of Austria (an eagle carries the Austrian escutcheon).

The symbols and emblems used in the Austrian arms are as follows:
- Eagle: Austria's sovereignty
- Escutcheon: emblem of Austria
- Mural crown: Austria as a republic
- Sickle: agriculture
- Hammer: Industry
- Broken chains: liberation from National Socialist dictatorship

Engraver: Michael Powolny

19 57

Reverse

Large value at center, geared rim.

REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH
5
·SCHILLING·

Edge

5 Schilling

KM# 2879 Schön# 72
Characteristics
Material Aluminium Magnesium
Weight 4 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Austrian Mint

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