2017 Austria 1 oz Gold Philharmonic (10-Coin MintDirect® Tube)

2017 Austria 1 oz Gold Philharmonic (10-Coin MintDirect® Tube)
Product Available Date: 12/16/2016

Note: These items are on pre-sale with an expected ship date of 12/16/2016. Because these items are on pre-sale, your entire order will ship upon their arrival.

New for 2017, the classically designed Austrian Philharmonic is now available in new tamper-evident mint tubes. Each coin contains .9999 fine Gold, making them ideal investment pieces. The MintDirect® process provides assurance that this product has not been opened, sorted or searched.

Coin Highlights:

  • Each coin contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
  • This MintDirect® tube contains 10 Gold Philharmonics in new Austrian Mint packaging. Total Gold weight of 10 oz.
  • Obverse: The Great Organ of the Golden Hall in Vienna’s concert hall, the Musikverein, along with the year, weight and face value.
  • Reverse: An array of instruments, including the cello, violin, harp, Vienna horn and bassoon.
  • Guaranteed by the Austrian Mint.

This stunning Gold bullion coin is loved around the world for its 1 oz metal content and classic, recognizable design. Add the 10-Coin MintDirect® Tube of 2017 Gold Austrian Philharmonics to your cart today!

APMEX uses a special machine to ensure the products you receive are completely sealed once they are removed directly from the mint boxes. The mint tubes are placed on a conveyor leading into the machine and the sealing process seals both ends of each tube with tamper-evident packaging. If this tube has been opened in any way, you will know. After the process is completed, the tube is removed from the machine and then checked to ensure the quality of the packaging meets our exacting standards. You now have a finished tube of MintDirect® 2017 Austria 1 oz Gold Philharmonic coins.

Once checked for quality, the MintDirect® tubes are stored back in the vault until they are ordered by our customers. By using this process, APMEX can guarantee the coins you receive are in exactly the same condition and packaging as they were when they left the Austrian Mint.

Learn more about MintDirect® products from APMEX.

In 1194, Richard the Lionheart paid 12 tons of Silver to Duke Leopold V of Austria to secure his freedom from a year of incarceration. This act unintentionally laid the foundation for the Austrian Mint, as Duke Leopold had coins struck from Richard the Lionheart’s ransom. In doing so, Leopold set in motion more than 800 years of minting history in Vienna, though it would be another 200 years before the Vienna Mint was mentioned in historical documents.

The Vienna Mint was originally situated near Hoher Merkt and later at various locations in Vienna. Since the first half of the 19th century, the mint has been housed in Heumarkt in central Vienna, where coins are still struck to this day. Minting facilities opened throughout Austria until 1918 when the Republic of Austria was formed and the Vienna Principal Mint became the singular minting facility. In 1989, the name officially changed to the Austrian Mint and became a subsidiary of the Austrian National Bank.

One of the Austrian Mint’s most recognized coins is the Maria Teresa Thaler, which is not simply a famous Silver coin, but one that boasts the greatest number minted. Another prime example of the mint’s international success is the Gold Philharmonic, one of the most popular Gold bullion coins worldwide. The Gold Philharmonic has played a vital role in developing the Austrian Mint into a highly successful company. The Austrian Mint’s beautifully crafted coins are minted in the heart of Vienna and are sought after by investors and collectors around the world.

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