5 euro: EU Presidency

Series: Austria: Silver 5 euro coins

5 euro EU Presidency  - 2006 - Series: Silver 5 euro coins - Austria

The reverse side of the silver coin shows the Vienna Hofburg in the square called the "Josefsplatz" after the equestrian statue of Joseph II in its centre. The wing of the Hofburg to the right contains the Spanish Riding School and the so-called "Redoutensäle", which will be the venue for many of the meetings and conferences during the Austrian presidency.