10 euro: The Palace of Schoenbrunn

Series: Austria: Castles of Austria

10 euro The Palace of Schoenbrunn - 2003 - Series: Castles of Austria - Austria

The obverse of the new 10 Euro silver coin shows the central part of the facade of the palace behind one of the great fountains in the forecourt. The reverse depicts the lovely greenhouse known as the "Palmenhaus". Built in the 19th century, it was at the time the largest steel and glass construction in Europe and housed exotic plants from all corners of the globe.