Gold Austrian Philharmonic 0.10 oz Coin History:
The Gold Austrian Philharmonic 1/10 ounce coin has a highly recognizable design and is a perrenial favorite with investors and collectors. Philharmonic coins are produced by the Austrian Mint in Vienna, Austria, which has been producing innovative coinage and currency for over 800 years.
The Philharmonic is pure gold, with a fineness of .9999 or 24 karats, and is the largest diameter of any 24k gold bullion coin in the world.
The Austrian Gold Philharmonic coin was first minted in 1989. The Philharmonics are the official bullion of Austria, and they are guaranteed by the Austrian Mint. The Philharmonic are the only bullion coins denominated in Euros. The Gold Philharmonic coins are considered a brilliant vessel for honoring Austria’s musical heritage.
Vienna Philharmonic 1 oz Gold Coin Details:
- Thickness: 1.2 mm
- Diameter: 16 mm
- Edges: An interesting difference between the gold and silver Philharmonics is the gold edges are reeded, but the silver edges are smooth
- Obverse: Depicts the Great Organ of the Golden Hall in Vienna’s Concert Hall, the Misikverein with the year
- Reverse: An array of instruments including the cello, violin, harp, French horn and the bassoon