The Austrian Philharmonic is one of the world's most popular bullion coins. These fractional .9999 fine Gold Austrian Philharmonics come to you in Brilliant Uncirculated condition, giving their iconic design the fullest beauty.
- Contains 1/10 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
- Multiples of 20 are packaged in mint tubes. All other coins will be in protective plastic flips.
- 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.
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This stunning Gold bullion coin is loved around the world for its 1/10 oz metal content and classic, recognizable design. Add the 2015 1/10 oz Gold Austrian Philharmonic to your cart today!
Vienna Philharmonic coins are popular bullion coins made from Gold, Silver and Platinum. The Gold Philharmonic was first offered for purchase on October 10, 1989. The 1 oz Gold coin was made from .9999 fine Gold with a face value of 2,000 Austrian schillings. In 2002, the nominal face value changed to €100 with the adoption of the euro. Since its inception, the Gold Philharmonic has retained a depiction of the great pipe organ in the Vienna Musikverein’s Golden Hall on the obverse and an array of instruments, including the cello, violin, harp, Vienna horn and bassoon, on the reverse. Gold Philharmonic coins come in a variety of sizes, including 1/25 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/2 oz and 1 oz Gold coins.
On February 1, 2008, a 1 oz Silver version of the coin was issued. The Silver Philharmonics feature the same designs found on the Gold Philharmonics and are made of .999 fine Silver. The Austrian Mint decided to further expand their Philharmonic line with a 1 oz Platinum coin in 2016. The Platinum Philharmonic kept the same design as the Gold and Silver Philharmonics and is made from .9995 fine Platinum.
For the 15th anniversary of the Vienna Philharmonic Gold bullion coin in 2004, the Austrian Mint created a 1,000 oz version with a face value of €100,000. The "Big Phil" coin contains 31.103 kg of .9999 fine Gold. For the 20th anniversary, the Austrian Mint created a 20 oz .9999 fine Gold Philharmonic coin. On the 25th anniversary, the Austrian Mint introduced a new size in the series with the 1/25 oz .9999 fine Gold Philharmonic coin that is a permanent size for the series.
The history of the Austrian Philharmonic
The Austrian Philharmonic is a sovereign Gold coin that pays tribute to the world famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. These Austrian Gold coins were first introduced in 1989 in the 1 oz and ¼ oz size, and then later in 1991, the 1/10 oz Gold coin was issued, followed by the ½ oz Gold coin in 1994. Over the years, this Gold bullion coin has received recognition as the world’s bestselling investment coin four times by the World Gold Council. Produced by the Austrian Mint, these world coins are sought after for both collecting and investing.
Why invest in Austrian Philharmonics?
Diversify your portfolio with Austrian Philharmonic Gold coins containing 1/10 oz of .9999 fine Gold. These fractional Austrian Gold coins provide investors with smaller budgets to invest in Gold bullion with ease. Though these Gold coins are legal tender with a face value of 10 Euros, the price of these coins is based on their value in terms of the Gold spot price and the premium, which covers the cost of fabrication, distribution, a nominal dealer fee and any collector value.
Add Austrian Philharmonic Gold coins to your Precious Metals IRA.
Composed of .9999 fine Gold, Austrian Philharmonics exceed the minimum fineness requirements set by the Internal Revenue Service for use with a Precious Metals IRA. Before buying these Austrian Gold coins for your retirement portfolio, you must first open a custodial account for your Precious Metals IRA, if you do not already have one. Once you have opened and funded your account, the next step is to contact an APMEX IRA specialist to purchase IRA-approved Gold bullion or coins of your choice. Buy these Austrian Gold coins, and then browse our inventory for other IRA-approved fractional Gold coins such as the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf and the Mexican Gold Libertad.
Invest in Gold such as these Austrian Gold coins, in demand for many cultural uses.
When buying Austrian Philharmonic Gold coins, you cannot help but notice the dazzling beauty of these coins, and it is the natural beauty of Gold that causes over 50 percent of the world’s population to view Gold as an ideal gift to signify love, birthdays and other cultural occasions. Demand for Gold coins, bullion and jewelry has grown in emerging markets in recent years, with India and China accounting for a large amount of the global demand for the Precious Metal. Many times a year, Gold coins and gold jewelry are given to celebrate important events such as the Chinese New Year, or to keep ancient wedding traditions alive, such as the Indian tradition of draping brides in Gold jewelry. In these cultures, and really since its discovery, Gold has been regarded as valuable, and is often a symbol of power, beauty, love and accomplishment.