2017 Austria 1 oz Silver Philharmonic (20-Coin MintDirect® Tube)

2017 Austria 1 oz Silver Philharmonic (20-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. APMEX created the MintDirect® process, which guarantees this tube of .999 fine Silver coins has remained unopened since leaving the Austrian Mint. Each .999 fine Silver coin tube comes directly from the sealed mint boxes.

APMEX individually seals each 20-Coin MintDirect® Tube to ensure the authenticity and condition after the tubes are removed directly from the mint boxes. Learn more about the tamper-evident process here.

Coin Highlights:

  • Each coin contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • This MintDirect® tube contains 20 Silver Philharmonics in new Austrian Mint packaging. Total Silver weight of 20 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.

Protect your Silver Philharmonic tubes in style by adding an Austrian Mint box to your order.

This stunning Silver bullion coin is loved around the world for its 1 oz metal content and classic, recognizable design. Add the 2017 Silver Austrian Philharmonic MintDirect® tube to your cart today!

APMEX created the MintDirect® process to assure each of these 2017 Silver Philharmonics tubes comes directly from sealed Austrian Mint boxes, guaranteeing these .999 fine Silver coins have not been searched or sorted since minting.

APMEX uses a special machine for this sealing process to ensure the products you receive are sealed completely, once they are removed directly from the mint boxes. The mint tubes are placed on the 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 or tampered with in any way, you will know it. After the process is completed, the tube is removed from the machine and checked to ensure the quality of the packaging meets our exacting standards. You now have a finished tube of MintDirect® 2017 1 oz Silver Philharmonic coins.

Once completed, the MintDirect® tubes are stored 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.

The MintDirect® process provides you the assurance this product has not been opened, sorted or searched. Click here for more details.

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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