100 Austrian Schilling Banknote Design
The 100 Austrian schilling note front design features the portrait of Eugen Ritter von Böhm-Bawerk (1851 – 1914), was an Austrian economist who contributed significantly to the growth of the Austrian School of Economics and neoclassical economics. Between 1895 to 1904, he was the Austrian Minister of Finance, and he also authored a lengthy critique of Marxism. The design is completed with a stylized design of the National Coat of Arms.
The reverse of the note presents a view of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, ÖAW), located in Vienna (Capital city). The lettering of the note is presented in the German language. This note is part of the 1984 series, and its color is dark green, gray, and dark brown on a multicolor underprint.
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In 1924 Austria established the first schilling after the Schilling Act’s pronouncement.
The following year the Oesterreichische Nationalbank issued notes in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 100, and also 1,000 schilling.
Introduced Between 1927 and 1929 the second series of banknotes, with denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, and also 100 schilling.
Abolished In 1938, the schilling, Then in the wake of Germany’s annexation of Austria.
After World War II, Allied Military reintroduced the schilling in 1945. Emitted Banknotes in denominations of 50 groschen, 2, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, and also 1000 schilling.
The same year, the National Bank began issuing schilling notes, followed by coins in the next year.
In addition, in 1947 a new schilling law introduced new banknotes. In denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and also 1,000 schilling.
Issued the first 500 schilling banknote in 1957, and also coins replaced the 5 and 10 schilling notes.
In 1980, replaced the 20 schilling note with coins. Also, in 1988 added the 5,000 schilling notes.
The euro became the official currency of Austria in 1999; however, introduced in 2002 euro coins and notes.
Austria currency symbol
The schilling was the official currency of Austria from 1925 to 1938 and from 1945 to 1999. The official currency symbol: S or öS.