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  • Austria (2002 » 2017)
  • ISSUE DATE : 01-01-2002
  • DESIGNER : Josef Kaiser
  • DIAMETER : 25,75mm
  • WEIGHT : 8,5 grams
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The gentian, a flower of the Austrian Alps

Edited by tiko165
03-09-2016 the 11:58

The gentian, part of a floral series, is depicted in the coin symbolising a duty to the environment and the part Austria is playing in the development of a Community environmental policy. 

 

The gentian flower occurs in alpine habitats in temperate regions of Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Some species also occur in northwestern Africa, eastern Australia, and New Zealand.



Issued coins

2002: 378.400.000 2003: 10.800.000 2004: 115.000.000 2005: 174.700.000 2006: 48.300.000 2007: 111.900.000 2008: 50.900.000 2009: 158.900.000 2010: 168.500.000 2011: 189.600.000 2012: 169.300.000 2013: 179.200.000 2014: 185.500.000 2015: No data 2016: Wallet 2017: No data