Gold Philharmonic ½ oz Coin History:
The Philharmonic ½ ounce gold coin has a classic, highly recognizable design and is one of the most popular in the world. The Philharmonic ½ oz gold coin was first minted in 1989 and as a whole come in varying sizes. Philharmonic ½ ounce gold coins are guaranteed by the Austrian Mint. The Philharmonic ½ oz coin is the only gold bullion coin denominated in Euros. The Gold Philharmonic coins are considered a brilliant vessel for honoring Austria’s musical heritage.
Pure .9999 fine gold Vienna Philharmonics are legal-tender gold bullion coins recognized throughout the world for their beauty, purity and high quality. Vienna Philharmonic coins are produced by the Austrian Mint in Vienna, Austria, which has been producing innovative coinage and currency for over 800 years.
The Vienna Philharmonic is pure gold, with a fineness of .9999 or 24 karats, and is the largest diameter one-ounce pure gold coin in the world.
Philharmonic ½ oz Gold Coin Specifications:
- Mint: Austrian Mint
- Value: 50 Euro
- Metal: 0.5 troy ounce
- Purity: .9999
- Thickness: 1.6mm
- Diameter: 28mm
- Obverse: Depicts the Great Organ of the Golden Hall in Vienna’s Concert Hall, the Misikverein with the year, weight and value
- Reverse: An array of instruments including the cello, violin, harp, French horn and the bassoon