One of Europe’s most popular bullion coin programs is the Austrian Philharmonic. Developed to pay homage to the historic Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, these coins offer a unique display of national cultural achievement on a collectible and investment-grade bullion coin series. Today, the 2016 1 oz Colorized Silver Austrian Philharmonic Coin is available to purchase on Silver.com.
- Ships in a plastic capsule to protect the coin’s condition.
- Mintage limited to 5,000 colorized coins! Colorized by private mint.
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Face value of €1.50 (Euros) is fully backed by Austria’s government.
- Obverse features the image of the Great Organ from the Musikverein Hall.
- Reverse includes a variety of musical instruments from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Each of these 2016 1 oz Colorized Silver Austrian Philharmonic coins is in BU condition. Coins in this condition show no signs of wear and tear on the surfaces, but you may notice the presences of minor flaws ranging from breaks in the luster and spotted surfaces to contact marks from the coining process.
Silver Austrian Philharmonic coins debuted in 2008, nearly two decades after the Gold Philharmonic was unveiled. Chief Engraver of the Austrian Mint, Thomas Pesendorfer, designed the image sets used on both sides of the gold coin. Those images were used in the same condition on the Silver Austrian Philharmonic.
All 2016 1 oz Colorized Silver Austrian Philharmonic Coins available on Silver.com today are from a limited run of 5,000 coins purchased by Emporium Hamburg. The third-party coin dealer added the natural tones to the reverse side of these coins, bringing each of the musical instruments to life.
On the obverse of all 2016 Silver Austrian Philharmonic Coins you’ll find the Great Organ from within the Musikverein Golden Hall. The home theater for the orchestra, the Musikverein is in the Innere Stadt borough of Vienna, the national capital of Austria.
The reverse of the 2016 1 oz Colorized Silver Austrian Philharmonic coin features the colorized finish on the cornucopia of musical instruments used by members of the orchestra. Included in the design are four violins, a cello, horn, flute, harp, and bassoon.
All Silver Austrian Philharmonic Coins are originally produced by the Austrian Mint. Founded in 1194, the mint is a public company controlled by the National Bank of Austria.
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