Serial numbers O02324964 AND E02324453
Both of these notes are in pristine UNC condition with the exception of a light fold on the upper right of the 2nd note..
They were issued on 16th June 1939 which was 3 months prior to the outbreak of World War 2 in Europe which is generally accepted as 1st September 1939.
The Obverse of the note has an Austrian woman in portrait holding an Edelweiss flower.
The Reverse side depicts a lumberjack and a seed sower placed either side of a representation of Lake Gosau and Mount Dachstein the second highest mountain in the Northern Limestone Alps. The mountain itself is situated on the border of Upper Austria and Styria in central Austria and as such is the highest point in each of those states.
The notes bear the stamp of the President of the Bundes Republik.