Vienna Philharmonic 1oz Gold Coin 2013
The Austrian Mint is over 825 years in operation and mints a large variety of high-quality gold and silver coins and bars. The most popular is the Vienna Philharmonic series.
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The Vienna Philharmonics shows the world famous orchestra obverse and the organ of the Vienna Music Society reverse. The Vienna Philharmonics has been minted by the Austrian Mint since 1989. The history of the Austrian Mint goes back to the 12th century and is headquartered in the 3rd district in the centre of Vienna.
Vienna Philharmonics Gold Coin Value
The Vienna Philharmonic gold coin was originally denominated in Austrian Schilling but then changed in 2002 to 100 Euro. The Philharmonic coins are legal tender in accordance with the Currency Act 1988. The real value of the Vienna Philharmonic is founded in the content of pure gold which is 31.10 grams for the 1oz coin. The Vienna Philharmonic is the most minted legal tender gold coin in the European Union.
Design and Production of the Vienna Philharmonics Gold Coin
The Austrian Mint is one of the oldest mints worldwide and mints over 300 million coins every year. The design of the Vienna Philharmonics comes from Thomas Pesendorfer who works for the Austrian Mint until today.
The Gold Philharmonics has been a success story from the beginning. Awarded with ‘Most bought coin in the world’ in 1992, 1995, 1996 and 2000 the Philharmonics is the Number 1 coin in Europe and No. 2 coin in the world. The uniqueness of the Gold Philharmonic coin can also be assumed when taking into consideration that it is the only bullion gold coin to be featured on the side of an airplane, on an Austrian Airlines Airbus A340. The total numbers of coins minted are more than 10 million Ounces.
The Vienna Philharmonics is minted in fractional sizes beginning with 1/10oz and up 1,000oz, all 24 karat or 999.9/1000 purity.
The coin motive site of the coin shows the famous orchestra with string bass, cellos, violins, a bassoon, harp and Viennese horn.
The reverse shows the Great Organ with the inscription:
- Wiener Philharmoniker (which means Vienna Philharmonic)
- REPUBLIK ÖSTERREICH
- 1 Unze Gold 999.9
- 100 EURO
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