Ten Euro Cents 2008, Coin from Austria - detailed information

Ten Euro Cents 2008, Coin from Austria
CoinTen Euro Cents 2008

The Ten Euro Cents coin (€0.10) has a value of one tenth of a Euro and is composed of an alloy called Nordic Gold (89% copper, 5% aluminium, 5% zinc, and 1% tin). Like all other common circulation coins (from 1 cent to €2), the denomination is issued by the separate countries in the Eurozone and is legal tender in all of them, irrespective of which country has issued it. The denomination was introduced in 2002, when Austria retired the Austrian Schilling currency and introduced the Euro.

The coins have a common reverse designed by Luc Luycx in 1999 which showed a map of the European Union; it was changed in 2007 to reflect the enlargement of the Union, and later coins show all of western Europe. Each country has its own national obverse. The Austrian obverse was designed by Josef Kaiser. and features Saint Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna (in German: Stephansdom), the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna and the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna; it is the epitome of Viennese Gothic architecture and was dates back to 1160.

Austrian Ten Euro Cent coins issued in 2008 have now been in circulation for 16 years.

MintAustrian Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 70,265,000 (70.3 million)
Austria / Ten Euro Cents 2008 - obverse photo

At centre, the obverse of the coin shows Saint Stephen's Cathedral, the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna. Above left in the inner circle, the value and denomination: 10 EURO CENT, below which the flag of Austria with "heraldic hatching" (thin vertical lines) indicating its colours: red-white-red.

Around right in the inner circle, the date of issue: 2008.

In the outer ring, the twelve stars of the European Union (representing the twelve original member states).

Obverse Inscription ************ 10 EURO CENT 2008
Austria / Ten Euro Cents 2008 - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin shows on the left a representation of a map of the western part of Europe.

Behind the map and interrupted by it, six vertical lines connect the twelve stars of Europe - six around above left, and six around below left.

On the right, a large numeral value: 10, below which on two lines the denomination EURO CENT.

The designer's monogram LL (for Luc Luycx) is below right.

Reverse Inscription 10 EURO CENT
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Euro Cents 2008: Known varieties
Variety In mint sets
Mintage Issued: 50,000 (included in total)
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 15,000 (included in total)
All (22) coins of type: Ten Euro Cents, Austria
Coin NameMintageLegend
Ten Euro Cents 2002 441,710,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2002
Ten Euro Cents 2003 170,100 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2003
Ten Euro Cents 2004 5,320,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2004
Ten Euro Cents 2005 5,320,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2005
Ten Euro Cents 2006 40,120,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2006
Ten Euro Cents 2007 81,395,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2007
Ten Euro Cents 2008 70,265,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2008
Ten Euro Cents 2009 15,991,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2009
Ten Euro Cents 2010 42,865,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2010
Ten Euro Cents 2011 27,665,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2011
Ten Euro Cents 2012 25,060,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2012
Ten Euro Cents 2013 30,160,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2013
Ten Euro Cents 2014 27,660,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2014
Ten Euro Cents 2015 63,160,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2015
Ten Euro Cents 2016 12,360,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2016
Ten Euro Cents 2017 39,560,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2017
Ten Euro Cents 2018 30,260,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2018
Ten Euro Cents 2019 15,160,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2019
Ten Euro Cents 2020 12,160,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2020
Ten Euro Cents 2021 12,160,000 ************ 10 EURO CENT 2021
Ten Euro Cents 2022 unknown ************ 10 EURO CENT 2022
Ten Euro Cents 2023 unknown ************ 10 EURO CENT 2023
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Ten Euro Cents 2008: Details
CurrencyEuro, Austria
Coin TypeTen Euro Cents, Austria
Face Value10 (x Euro Cent, Austria)
Circulation Mintage70,200,000 (70.2 million)
Total Mintage70,265,000 (70.3 million)
MaterialNordic Gold
DesignerLuc Luycx, Josef Kaiser
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size19.7500 mm
Thickness1.930 mm
Mass4.1000 g
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Ten Euro Cents 2008: Photos
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Ten Euro Cents 2008: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Schön, WeltmünzkatalogSchön# 343
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustria KM# 3139