In 1892, the Austrian Empire issued a new series of gold coins for sale that featured the likeness of Emperor Franz Joseph. The longest-reigning monarch of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Joseph I ruled the empire until his death in 1916 at the age of 86. The Corona Gold Coins were available through 1912 as a regular issue, but also available from that date on as a commemorative coin too. Right now, 1912 10 Corona Austrian Gold Coin Restrikes are available to purchase online from APR 57.
- Coin arrives inside of protective plastic!
- Issued with a 1912 date mark to honor Joseph Is 82nd birthday!
- Contains .0980 Troy oz of actual gold content.
- Bears a face value of 10 Corona issued by the Austrian Empire.
- On the obverse is the effigy of Franz Joseph I.
- The reverse side depicts the crowned arms of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
- Coins are restrikes available only with the 1912 date mark.
Each of the 1912 10 Corona Austrian Gold Coins in this listing comes to you with protective packaging to house the coins. The 10 Corona Austrian Gold Coins available here reflect the popular designs of the Corona Austrian Gold Coins issued in various denominations from 1892 to 1911/12.
The Corona Austrian Gold Coins were popularly issued by the Austrian Empire at the end of the 19th century with three primary denominations. These denominations included 10 Corona, 20 Corona, and 100 Corona values. The coins were only available through 1911, with some trailing into 1912. Beginning in 1912 and continuing randomly at other points in the early 20th century, the coins were issued as restrikes of the popular design, all featuring the 1912 date mark. The date mark was chosen to commemorate Emperor Franz Joseph Is 82nd birthday year.
On the obverse of 1912 10 Corona Austrian Gold Coins is the right-profile bust of Emperor Franz Joseph I. The longest-ruling Emperor of Austria, Joseph I was also the longest-reigning King of Hungary following the latter nations absorption by the former during the formation of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
The reverse of 10 Corona Austrian Gold Coins includes the crowned royal arms of the Hapsburg dynasty. The Hapsburgs formed the Austrian Empire in 1804 and remained in control through the life of the empire as it evolved into the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The crowned arms include a double-headed eagle in the coat of arms.
If you have any questions about these coins, please feel free to reach out to APR 57. Our customer service team is available to you at 212-246-2000, online using our live chat, and via our email address.
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