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Austrian Mint Unveils the First of Three Silver Coins Celebrating Mozart

August 6, 2015 in Austrian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Education, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Dan Holmes world.mintnewsblog.com (News and Commentary on World Coins)

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The Austrian Mint has announced that on September 9 it will issue the first of three silver coins dedicated to the life and work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

The series, titled, “Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, A Life in Three Acts,” will celebrate a distinct aspect of the composer’s persona with each release. The first coin is named Wolfgang: The Wunderkind, while the second and third releases, respectively due out in 2016 and 2017, will be called Amadeus: The Genius and Mozart: The Legend.

The coin’s obverse, designed by Helmut Andexlinger, bears an image of a young Mozart donning the formal clothes in which… Full article at the source>

Source: world.mintnewsblog.com (News and Commentary on World Coins)

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