Austria 10 and 20 Heller 1915 to 1918
Austria is somewhat famous for tricking numismatists (coin collectors) by eliminating all written legends from some of its coins, especially those of small denomination. The 10 and 20 heller coins fit this description. Our thanks go to an anonymous CoinQuest reader who tipped us off about this coin (see comments below).
Catalog values for these coins run like this:
10 HELLER 1915 AND 1916
worn: essentially zero
average circulated: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $10
20 HELLER 1916 THROUGH 1918
worn: less than $1
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $5
Please read our Terminology page for information about catalog values.
, Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: KENNY, Sat, 16-Aug-2014 01:06:28 GMT
Answered by: Chris, Sat, 16-Aug-2014 13:05:24 GMT
Updated by Chris - Appraisal OK, Sat, 05-Nov-2016 13:49:21 GMT
Requester description: 1917 SIDE 1: A NUMBER 20 IN A WREATH WITH THE DATE, 1917, AT THE BOTTOM.
SIDE 2: AN EAGLE SURROUNDED BY A BEADED BORDER, NO MINTMARKS, NO LETTERING WHATSOEVER.
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