Ten Groschen, Coin Type from Austria - detailed information

Ten Groschen, Coin Type from Austria (issued 1947 - 2001)
Coin TypeTen Groschen

The Ten Groschen was worth 10/100 of a schilling, and was a small circulating denomination of the Austrian Schilling, which was restored as the currency of the Republic of Austria when the republic itself was restored after World War II in 1945. Between 1947 and 1952, coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 groschen; and 1, 2, and 5 schilling were introduced. The 1 and 5 groschen and the first type of 10 groschen were in zinc, which is not very suitable for coinage (it corrodes and wears off fast); a second type of 10 groschen was introduced soon after (in 1951) made of aluminium and with a new design, which was issued in circulation quantities until 1998, and for collectors' sets until 2001.

Together with all the other Schilling coinage, the 10 Groschen denomination was demonetised after 28 February 2002 when the country changed to the Euro currency.

Obverse
Austria / Ten Groschen - obverse photo

The design of the denomination changed when the initial zinc coins were replaced by a new aluminium type.

The first obverse (1947 - 1949) features at centre the Coat of Arms of Austria (a crowned eagle with outstretched wings) and the inscription REPUBLIK · ÖSTERREICH · (Republic of Austria) around the rim.

The second obverse (1951 - 2001) features a smaller Coat of Arms above the centre; the inscription REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH is below it, taking the lower half of the surface of the coin. The value 10 [groschen] is repeated twice, on both sides of the eagle.

Obverse Inscription REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH
Reverse
Austria / Ten Groschen - reverse photo

The design of the denomination changed when the initial zinc coins were replaced by a new aluminium type.

The first reverse (1947 - 1949) shows a large numeral 10 for the value at centre, and the denomination GROSCHEN around above; the date is small and is below the value.

The second reverse (1951 - 2001) has the numeral 10 for the value above the centre, and the denomination GROSCHEN around below; the date is small and is below the value.

Reverse Inscription 10 GROSCHEN [year]
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Coin Type: Ten Groschen - (50) Coins
Coin NameReverseObverseDetails
Ten Groschen 1947 Austria / Ten Groschen 1947 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1947 - obverse photo Material: Zinc
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 6,844,580
Ten Groschen 1948 Austria / Ten Groschen 1948 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1948 - obverse photo Material: Zinc
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 66,205,000
Ten Groschen 1949 Austria / Ten Groschen 1949 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1949 - obverse photo Material: Zinc
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 51,202,000
Ten Groschen 1951 Austria / Ten Groschen 1951 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1951 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 9,573,000
Ten Groschen 1952 Austria / Ten Groschen 1952 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1952 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 45,911,400
Ten Groschen 1953 Austria / Ten Groschen 1953 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1953 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 22,577,600
Ten Groschen 1955 Austria / Ten Groschen 1955 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1955 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 51,707,000
Ten Groschen 1957 Austria / Ten Groschen 1957 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1957 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 33,509,000
Ten Groschen 1959 Austria / Ten Groschen 1959 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1959 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 80,719,000
Ten Groschen 1961 Austria / Ten Groschen 1961 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1961 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 11,283,000
Ten Groschen 1962 Austria / Ten Groschen 1962 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1962 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 24,635,000
Ten Groschen 1963 Austria / Ten Groschen 1963 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1963 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 38,062,000
Ten Groschen 1964 Austria / Ten Groschen 1964 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1964 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 34,928,000
Ten Groschen 1965 Austria / Ten Groschen 1965 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1965 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 40,615,000
Ten Groschen 1966 Austria / Ten Groschen 1966 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1966 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 24,991,000
Ten Groschen 1967 Austria / Ten Groschen 1967 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1967 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 32,552,999
Ten Groschen 1968 Austria / Ten Groschen 1968 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1968 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 42,411,800
Ten Groschen 1969 Austria / Ten Groschen 1969 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1969 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 19,980,000
Ten Groschen 1970 Austria / Ten Groschen 1970 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1970 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 37,099,500
Ten Groschen 1971 Austria / Ten Groschen 1971 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1971 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 57,532,000
Ten Groschen 1972 Austria / Ten Groschen 1972 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1972 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 75,742,000
Ten Groschen 1973 Austria / Ten Groschen 1973 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1973 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 60,341,000
Ten Groschen 1974 Austria / Ten Groschen 1974 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1974 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 56,002,000
Ten Groschen 1975 Austria / Ten Groschen 1975 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1975 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 60,625,000
Ten Groschen 1976 Austria / Ten Groschen 1976 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1976 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 39,401,000
Ten Groschen 1977 Austria / Ten Groschen 1977 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1977 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 53,654,000
Ten Groschen 1978 Austria / Ten Groschen 1978 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1978 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 57,900,000
Ten Groschen 1979 Austria / Ten Groschen 1979 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1979 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 103,730,000
Ten Groschen 1980 Austria / Ten Groschen 1980 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1980 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 79,896,000
Ten Groschen 1981 Austria / Ten Groschen 1981 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1981 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 92,317,000
Ten Groschen 1982 Austria / Ten Groschen 1982 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1982 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 100,000,000
Ten Groschen 1983 Austria / Ten Groschen 1983 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1983 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 93,833,000
Ten Groschen 1984 Austria / Ten Groschen 1984 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1984 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 86,668,000
Ten Groschen 1985 Austria / Ten Groschen 1985 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1985 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 86,349,000
Ten Groschen 1986 Austria / Ten Groschen 1986 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1986 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 108,954,000
Ten Groschen 1987 Austria / Ten Groschen 1987 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1987 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 114,100,000
Ten Groschen 1988 Austria / Ten Groschen 1988 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1988 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 114,500,000
Ten Groschen 1989 Austria / Ten Groschen 1989 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1989 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 127,822,000
Ten Groschen 1990 Austria / Ten Groschen 1990 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1990 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 182,085,000
Ten Groschen 1991 Austria / Ten Groschen 1991 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1991 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 145,027,000
Ten Groschen 1992 Austria / Ten Groschen 1992 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1992 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 120,025,000
Ten Groschen 1993 Austria / Ten Groschen 1993 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1993 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 120,028,000
Ten Groschen 1994 Austria / Ten Groschen 1994 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1994 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 110,025,000
Ten Groschen 1995 Austria / Ten Groschen 1995 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1995 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 110,027,000
Ten Groschen 1996 Austria / Ten Groschen 1996 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1996 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 100,025,000
Ten Groschen 1997 Austria / Ten Groschen 1997 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1997 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 80,025,000
Ten Groschen 1998 Austria / Ten Groschen 1998 - reverse photo Austria / Ten Groschen 1998 - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 35,025,000
Ten Groschen 1999 (mint sets only) Austria / Ten Groschen 1999 (mint sets only) - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 50,000
Ten Groschen 2000 (mint sets only) Austria / Ten Groschen 2000 (mint sets only) - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 75,000
Ten Groschen 2001 (mint sets only) Austria / Ten Groschen 2001 (mint sets only) - obverse photo Material: Aluminium
Mint: Austrian Mint
Mintage: 75,000
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Ten Groschen: Details
CountryAustria
CurrencyAustrian Schilling
Sub-types Ten Groschen (Zinc)
Ten Groschen (Aluminium)
From1947
To2001
Face Value10 (x Groschen)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2002)
Material
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size
Mass