One of the most beautiful gold coins available today is the Gold Philharmonic. Introduced by the Austrian Mint in 1989, the series includes a one ounce gold coin and four fractional-ounce options. Among those fractional-ounce coins, you will find standard options like the 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz coins, as well as the 1/25 oz coin. Today, 2020 1/2 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonics are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship inside of protective flips or mint tubes of 10 coins!
- 27th release of 1/2 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonics!
- Consists of One-Half Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- The face value of 50 (Euro) is fully backed by the Austrian government.
- A grand pipe organ in the Musikverein is featured on the obverse.
- Several musical instruments are included in the reverse design.
The Austrian Philharmonic Series from the Austrian Mint is available to modern investors in three metallic options. These Gold Philharmonics were the first to debut and were introduced in 1989. The series originally offered 1 oz and 1/4 oz gold, growing in stages with the introduction of the 1/10 oz coin in 1991, these 1/2 oz coins in 1994, and the 1/25 oz coin in 2014.
All of the 2020 1/2 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonics in this listing ship to you either individually inside of protective plastic flips or in multiples of 10 coins housed within mint tubes. Each individual coin is available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
A pipe organ known as the Great Pipe Organ from the Musikverein is featured on the obverse of all 2020 1/2 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonics. This static musical instrument is built into the interior of the Musikverein, otherwise known as the Golden Concert Hall. It is here that the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra entertains Austrians when it performs concerts within the country.
There is a selection of musical instruments featured on the reverse of the 2020 1/2 oz Gold Philharmonics. In this design, a cello is set in the center and flanked on either side by two violins. In the background, you will notice a French horn, a bassoon, and a harp.
Thomas Pesendorfer designed both the obverse and reverse design fields for the Austrian Philharmonic coins. The Chief Engraver of the Austrian Mint, his designs are used not only on the gold bullion version of the coin, but also the Silver Philharmonic and Platinum Philharmonic.
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