1074764 | AUSTRIA. Mary of Burgundy. (Duchess, 1477-1482). 1987 AV Medal of 9 Ducats Weight. PCGS SP66. Vienna. Edge: (crossed hammers) BRIXLEgger AUSBEUTE (crossed hammers) (A)  (crossed hammers) BRIXLEgger AUSBEUTE . 34mm. 31.07gm. ETA - TIS •20•. Bust, right / EUROPALIA 87 OSTERREICH (crossed hammers)// E GLUCK AUF. Shields of arms; date in legend. Müseler 45/46.
Struck from ore yielded by the Brixlegg mining works in Tyrol and minted to commemorate the hosting of Europalia 1987. Struck in 0.986 fine gold.
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Europalia is a major international arts festival held every two years to celebrate one invited country’s cultural heritage. Europalia was established in Brussels in 1969, and from the beginning Europalia was designed to be a multidisciplinary cultural festival. The festival was hosted by Austria in 1987.
Glückauf (as an exclamation, Glück auf!) is the traditional German miners' greeting. It describes the hope of the miners. When mining for ore, without prospecting, no-one could predict with any certainty whether the miners' work would lead to a reward. The greeting also expressed the desire that miners would return safely from the mine after their shift. [Wikipedia].