Gold Coin Set | "Art Treasures of Austria" Series

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A set full of gold treasures

The gold coin "Book Illumination" was issued on November 7, 2001 as part of the gold coin series "Art Treasures of Austria". It was designed by Thomas Pesendorfer and Herbert Wähner. The obverse of the gold coin shows two medieval dressed men with a book within a field of vines with plants, in which the left is reading and the right man is holding.The second 100 Euro coin of the series "Art Treasures of Austria" is the 100 Euro gold coin Painting.

The side of the coin shows the painter Gustav Klimt, who lived and worked from 1862 - 1918, with two of his works in the process of creation.

On the obverse side of the coin is probably the most famous painting by Gustav Klimt "The Kiss". The gold coin "Heidentor Carnuntum" appeared on November 22, 2000 as part of the gold coin series "Art Treasures of Austria".Both sides of the gold coin "Heidentor Carnuntum" were designed by Herbert Wähner.

The gold coin shows on the obverse Emperor Constantine II in the ceremonial armor of a Roman general, in his right hand he holds a victory goddess standing on a globe symbolizing the world with a laurel wreath, in his left hand he carries both a spear symbolizing readiness for war and an olive branch symbolizing readiness for peace.

The coin's obverse depicts the painter and sculptor Georg Raphael Donner (1693-1741) in front of the lower Belvedere in Vienna. The portrait is based on a painting by Paul Troger.

The obverse of the coin shows the "Donner Fountain" on Mehlmarkt in Vienna, also known as the Providential Fountain.

An associated certificate guarantees the authenticity of the coin minted in 'Handgehoben', in addition, this is also recognized as legal tender in Austria.

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