Austria’s Gold Philharmonic bullion coin series is a favorite among investors. With .9999 fine gold content backed by Austria’s government and a stunning design, this coin has the added uniqueness of being the only bullion coin in Europe struck with a nominal face value in Euros. Right now, 2018 1/10 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonic Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside of a protective plastic flip or a sealed mint tube of 20 coins!
- 27th time the Gold 1/10 oz Austrian Philharmonic Coins have been offered!
- Consists of One-Tenth Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of €10 (Euros) backed by the government of Austria.
- Obverse features the Musikverein’s Pipe Organ.
- Reverse captures a collection of orchestral instruments.
- Designed in 1989 by Thomas Pesendorfer, Chief Engraver at the Austrian Mint.
Each 2018 1/10 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonic Coin in this listing comes to you in BU condition. Coins in BU condition exhibit no signs of wear and tear, however, minor flaws are still possible. You may notice breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks from the coining process.
The Gold Philharmonic Coins debuted in 1989 with a 1 oz and ¼ oz option. In the first five years of availability, two more coins would be added. The first of these was the 1/10 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonic in 1991, followed by the ½ oz coin in 1994. The most recent addition to the collection was the 1/25 oz coin issued on the 25th anniversary in 2014.
On the obverse of all Gold Austrian Philharmonic Coins you’ll find the image of the Pipe Organ. Located inside the Musikverein, also known as the Golden Hall, the pipe organ has played an integral role in the performances of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
The reverse of the 2018 1/10 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonic Coins features a selection of nine musical instruments used by the members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Included in the design are a cello, four violins, one bassoon, one Vienna horn, and a single harp. All 2018 1/10 oz Gold Philharmonics are packaged in either individual plastic flips or mint sealed tubes of 20 coins that feature the Austrian Mint’s new tamper-evident seals.
Founded in 1194, the Austrian Mint is one of the oldest in the world. The official sovereign mint of Austria, the mint is a subsidiary of the National Bank of Austria and strikes legal tender Euros for the nation of Austria in addition to its bullion programs.
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