Mariazell, a small city in Austria is a site of pilgrimage for Roman Catholics. The object of veneration is an image of the Virgin Mary reputed to work miracles, carved in lime-tree wood. It was brought to the place in 1157.
These coins carry good numismatic (coin collector) value, especially the 1936. They are made of 0.403 troy ounces of silver, so they can never be worth less than 0.403 times the current price of silver. Check kitco.com for the current price. It changes every day.
Here are some typical catalog values:
5 SCHILLING DATED 1934 AND 1935
worn: $15 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $35
fully uncirculated: $60
5 SCHILLING DATED 1936
worn: $40 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $80
well preserved: $120
fully uncirculated: $180
These are catalog values. Use our Important Terminology page to properly interpret catalog values.