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Why order this 1 oz Silver 2019 Austria Leopold?
One of history's most famous legends, that of Robin Hood, has its origins in a dispute between England's Richard the Lionheart and Austrian Duke Leopold V. While much of the dispute took place in the Middle East, the part that led to the legend took place in Austria, where Leopold took the English King prisoner and held him for ransom. The English raised the 35,000 kilogram ransom through taxation, and the Austrians used it to open the new mint. Part of an issue of 100,000 pieces, this coin is the first of three in a series that marks the mint's 825th anniversary. It was struck from one ounce of .999 fine silver.
Powerful Duke Leopold Design
A modern take on Duke Leopold V's official seal features on the obverse. Riding on horseback, the leader wears his armor and carries both a shield and his banner. Inscriptions beside and under him offer the coin's date, "2019," its weight, "1 UNZE FEINSILBER," and its face value, "1,50 EURO," while the name of the issuing country, "REPUBLIK OSTERREICH," arches over the image.
A striking closeup of Leopold V appears on the reverse. He wears a surcoat that bears his coat of arms, as well as knightly armor. "1194," the year in which the Austrian Mint was founded, is inscribed along the rim in the upper left.
Impeccable MS70 FR with Austria Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) provided the grading information for this coin on a label that features a stunning scene of the Austrian Alps. That information includes the company's highest grade, Mint State 70, which is reserved exclusively for coins that are in perfect condition as seen under 5x magnification, as well as First Releases certification, which means that the coin was submitted to NGC no more than 30 days following its initial release from the mint.
Add this Austrian 2019 1 oz Silver Leopold to your collection today.
This 2019 Austria 1 oz. Silver Leopold Coin NGC MS70 FR Austria Label is proudly minted by the Austrian Mint. The Austrian Mint, located in Vienna, Austria, has been operating for over 825 years.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Mounted Knight with Banner|
|Reverse Design:||Duke Leopold V|