20 Austrian Schilling Banknote Design
The 20 Austrian schilling note front design features the portrait of Moritz Michael Daffinger (1790 – 1849), was an Austrian miniature painter and sculptor, followed by the sketch of a palette of paints and a brush. The design is completed with a stylized design of the National Coat of Arms.
The reverse of the note illustrates the Albertina museum located in Vienna (Capital city). The lettering of the note is presented in the German language. This note is part of the 1986 series, and its color is dark brown and brown on a multicolor underprint.
Text: ZWANZIG SCHILLING OESTERREICHISCHE NATIONALBANK WIEN AM 1 OKTOBER 1986 MORITZ M DAFFINGER, ALBERTINA ZWANWIG SCHILLING
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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.
Between 1927 and 1929 introduced the second series of banknotes, with denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, and also 100 schilling.
In 1938 abolished 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.