Designs will vary depending on supply One of the fundamental attractions to investing in gold is its intrinsic value. Furthermore, many gold coins are deeply embedded in the history of a culture or era, making them highly valuable to collectors as well. A prime example is the Austria-Hungary 100 Corona Gold Coin, now available at Provident Metals. 9802 Troy Ounces of Pure Gold. A great choice for maximizing the value of your investment, each coin will arrive in AU Condition or Better (dates of our choice). Minted in Austria and Hungary from 1908 – 1914, the obverse of each Gold 100 Corona features a portrait of Franz Joseph, hailed as the Emperor of Austria, King of Bohemia, Croatia, Galicia and Lodomeria, Apostolic King of Hungary and Grand Duke of Cracow from 1848 – 1916. Interestingly, Franz Joseph was also the brother of Mexican Emperor Maximilian and the Uncle of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination triggered the First World War. The reverse of each coin features the Middle Coat of Arms. The history of the 100 Corona began in 1892, when the short-lived Austro-Hungarian Empire adopted the gold standard. At that time, the empire began issuing the krone (or korona) as its official form of currency. As part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the krone circulated in what is now Austria, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and portions of Serbia, Romania, Italy, Montenegro, Poland and Ukraine. The item “Austria 100 Corona Gold Coin 0.9802 Oz Random Date (Our Choice) AU/BU” is in sale since Tuesday, May 22, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins”. The seller is “providentmetals” and is located in Addison, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Composition: Gold