2019 Austria 825th Anniversary of Leopold Duke Leopold V. 1 oz Silver coin

2019 Austria 825th Anniversary of Duke Leopold V. 1 oz Silver coin

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This brilliant new Anniversary three-coin series from the Austrian Mint beautifully illustrates the founding of the Vienna Mint and helps recreate the fascinating story

button-blank-200.jpg“825 Anniversary of Austrian Mint Leopold V Austria”


In 1191, two crusaders, Duke Leopold V of Austria and King Richard ‘The Lionheart’ of England, got into an argument during the capture of the city of Acre. In December 1192, on his way back home from the Holy Land, Richard was taken prisoner by Leopold on the outskirts of Vienna. The huge ransom in silver, which Leopold managed to extort from the English people in return for Richard’s release, led to the origin of the legend of Robin Hood. Leopold used the silver to found both the stronghold of Wiener Neustadt and the original Mint in Vienna


Obverse: Features a crusader on horseback, part of Leopold's crusade along with the year, weight and face value.
Reverse: Portrays Duke Leopold V of Vienna ready for battle.
Guaranteed by the Austrian government

Country Austria
Denomination 1.5 Euro
Year 2019
Quality BU Brilliant Uncirculated
Material Silver  999/1000
Weight (g) 1 oz
Diameter 37 mm
Mintage pcs 100.000
Certificate (COA) NO
Presentation case (box) NO

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