• 1892 Austria Gold 8 Florins / 20 Franc Bullion Restrike Coin Reverse
  • 1892 Austria Gold 8 Florins / 20 Franc Bullion Restrike Coin Obverse
  • 1892 Austria Gold 8 Florins / 20 Franc Bullion Restrike Coin Reverse
  • 1892 Austria Gold 8 Florins / 20 Franc Bullion Restrike Coin Obverse
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1892 8 Florins / 20 Francs Austria Gold Bullion Restrike Coin

These 1892 Austria Gold 8 Florins/20 Franc Bullion Coins, which have dual face values, were issued as restrikes and feature Emperor Franz Joseph I.

  • Manufactured by Münze Österreich (Austrian mint)
  • 21.6 carat gold / 0.900 fineness
  • Contains 0.1867 troy ounce of the precious metal
  • VAT-free
  • Weight: 6.45g
  • Diameter: 21.1mm


(VAT Exempt)
Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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Austrian Coins

Between 1870 and 1892 Austria produced two different coin types, each of which carried face values in two different monetary systems, this is because these coins were "trade coinage" intended for international use as bullion coins. These types were the 20 francs / 8 florins which we feature on this page, and its sibling the 10 francs / 4 florins.

Emperor Franz Joseph I

Emperor Franz Joseph I was the ruler of Austria from 1848 to 1916. He was a key figure in Austrian history, known for his traditional leadership style and efforts to maintain stability in his empire. However, his reign also witnessed the start of World War I, a conflict that eventually led to the end of the empire he had led for nearly 70 years.


The laureate head, facing right, of Emperor Franz Joseph I.



The arms of Austria superimposed upon a crowned double-headed Imperial eagle.

8 FL   20 Fr


Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.187
Fineness / Carat0.900 / 21.6
Obverse DesignerJosef Tautenhayn
Reverse DesignerAnton Scharff
Issuing Monarch Franz Josef I
Mint / BrandAustrian Mint
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.