Austrian Mint to Release 2016 Vienna Opera Ball Silver Coin

December 2, 2015 in Austrian Coins, Austrian Mint, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, History, New Releases, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Dan Holmes (News and Commentary on World Coins)

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On January 20, the Austrian Mint will release its 2016 Vienna Opera Ball silver coin, which is composed of 18 grams of .900 fine silver and has a mintage limited to 50,000 pieces. The coin is being issued to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Vienna Opera Ball’s return following a hiatus of 17 years that began with the start of World War II.

The obverse of the coin features a young man preparing to kiss the hand of a debutante in front of opera house. The lady carries pink flowers that serve as a colorful… Full article at the source>

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