The Austrian Silver Philharmonic continues to be one of the the most-popular silver bullion coin.
The Austrian Mint first introduced Silver Philharmonic to the coin series in 2008. The Philharmonic 1 oz Silver coin was the first silver bullion coin to carry a face value denomination in Euros.
The Silver Philharmonic is one of the most popular bullion coins for investors and collectors alike.
With coins denominated in Euro’s, the Silver Philharmonic is in strong demand amongst investors of foreign sovereign bullion coins.
The design of the Silver Philharmonic coin has remained the same since it’s introduction.
The obverse design shows a depiction of the Vienna Wiener Musikverein’s Golden Hall. The exceptional acoustics of the Symphony Hall have been widely recognized despite having been built without the application of modern acoustical science.
The reverse design of the Siler Philharmonic coin shows various instruments that are played by members of the Vienna Philharmonic. Those including common symphony instruments such as the Vienna Horn, bassoon, harp, four violins and a cello.
Both the obverse and reverse designs were produced by Thomas Pesendorfer, the chief engraver of the Austrian Mint.
The Austrian Philharmonic 1 oz silver coin is minted with a face value of 1.5 Euro.
Though many investors view silver bullion coins as an investment in precious metals, others regard them as collectibles.
As a coin produced by a sovereign nation, it is backed in full faith by the Austrian Government.
The face value denomination of 1.5 Euro is recognized as legal currency in Austria.
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of 1.50 Euro backed by the federal government of Austria.
- The obverse of the Philharmonic displays the Great Organ from the Golden Concert Hall in Vienna.
- The reverse design includes a collection of musical instruments representing the Austrian Philharmonic Orchestra.
- Smooth edge
Quantities of 20 coins will often ship in mint sealed tubes.
Quantities of 500 coins often come sealed in the original mint monster box. Mint tubes each contain 20 coins. Monster Boxes each contain 500 coins. Each Monster Box contains a total of 25 individual tubes.
If you’re looking to invest in physical silver, the Austrian Philharmonic Silver coin will always retain in intrinsic silver value and in many cases a small premium over melt value.