50 euro - Ludwig van Beethoven

Series: Austria - Great Composers

Image of 50 euro coin - Ludwig van Beethoven | Austria 2005.  The Gold coin is of Proof quality.
The obverse design of the coin depicts the façade of the Palais Lobkowitz and a simplified version of the title page of the "Eroica" symphony, with a quill below. The reverse of the coin displays a portrait of Beethoven, his signature, and the years of his life (1770-1827). A drawing from 1818 by August Kloeber served as model for the portrait on this side of the coin.