50 Austrian Schilling Banknote Design
The 50 Austrian schilling note front design features the portrait of Sigmund Freud (1856 –1939) was a prominent Austrian neurologist recognized worldwide for being the founder of psychoanalysis, followed by the sketch of a man in profile. The design is completed with a stylized design of the National Coat of Arms.
The reverse of the note illustrates the Josephinum, a medical-surgical academy for training military doctors for the Austrian army, located in Vienna (Capital city). The lettering of the note is in the German language. This note is part of the 1986 series, and its color is purple and violet on a multicolor underprint.
Text: FÜNFZIG SCHILLING OESTERREICHISCHE NATIONALBANK WIEN · AM 2 · JÄNNER 1986 GENERALRAT PRÄSIDENT GENERALDIREKTOR SIGMUND FREUD 50 JOSEPHINUM – WIEN FÜNFZIG SCHILLING 50
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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.