The Silver Austrian Philharmonic is an exceptionally popular coin on the European continent. In its first five years of availability from the Austrian Mint, the Silver Philharmonic coin sold more than 54 million units. Its record mintage year to date came in the midst of that five-year run when 17.873 million coins were sold in 2011. Right now, 2019 Silver Austrian Philharmonic Monster Boxes are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside of a Monster Box with 500 coins!
- 12th year of issue for the Silver Austrian Philharmonic!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of €1.50 (Euros) backed by the government of Austria.
- On the obverse is the image of the Great Organ.
- The reverse includes a selection of musical instruments.
Each of the 2019 Silver Austrian Philharmonic Monster Boxes in this product listing at Silver.com includes a total of 500 Silver Philharmonic Coins with 2019 date marks. Each individual coin is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The Monster Box includes a total of 25 individual tubes of 2019 Silver Philharmonics, with each tube holding a total of 20 silver bullion coins.
Silver Austrian Philharmonics are part of the Austrian Philharmonic Series that includes the Gold Philharmonic (1989-present) and the Platinum Philharmonic (2016-present). The Silver Philharmonic debuted in 2008 at the onset of the Great Recession and wasted little time becoming the best-selling silver coin on the European continent.
On the obverse of all 2019 Silver Philharmonic Coins is the image of the Great Organ. The Golden Concert Hall, also known as the Musikverein, houses this masterpiece of an instrument and is located within the capital city of Vienna in its Innere Stadt neighborhood. The coin’s weight, metal content, purity, face value, and date of issue are all engraved on this side, along with the nation of issue. All text engravings are in German.
The reverse of 2019 Silver Austrian Philharmonic Coins includes a design of nine musical instruments. Specifically, the collection includes a cello in the center flanked by two violins on either side. The background includes a harp, bassoon, flute, and a horn. Thomas Pesendorfer, Chief Engraver of the Austrian Mint, completed these designs for the series in 1989.
The Austrian Mint issues the Austrian Philharmonic coins as the official sovereign mint of the nation. The Austrian Mint issues these coins with the common Eurozone currency of Euros, however, the face value is only backed by Austria’s government and valid within Austria. Other EU nations do not support the coin as legal tender.
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