The Austrian Philharmonic 1oz Gold Coin features the classic portrait on the obverse of the coin, of the Great Organ in Vienna's concert hall, Musikverei.
The reverse of the coin shows a design featuring different instruments which represents the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. It also details the year-date, weight, fineness and the monetary denomination.
- Each coin weighs 1 Troy Ounce and is 999.9 Fine Gold.
- Minted by The Austrian Mint.
- VAT free.
- Dimensions: Diameter: 37mm Thickness: 2mm.
- Coins are of mixed years.
The Vienna Philharmonic, often shortened to just Philharmonic, was first produced in 1989. The 1oz Gold Coin has a face value of 2,000 Austrian schillings (ATS). In 2002 the Philharmonic's face value was changed to Euro. It is the only European coin with a face value in Euros.
The popularity of the Vienna Philharmonic grew quickly: in 1990, the coin was the best selling in Europe and second in the world. The Austrian Mint produce coins according to demand, therefore production varies from year to year accordingly. However, the design on the coin remains the same each year.
The photograph shows the type of coin you will receive, not the exact item. Pre-owned coins are selected from those currently available in stock and as such we cannot specify which date you will receive.
This coin fits the 39mm Coin Capsule as featured below