The obverse side of the Philharmonic silver bullion coin features a great organ from the concert hall – known as the Musikverein - of the Vienna Philharmonic. Designed by Thomas Pesendorfer.
Introduced relatively recently, the Austrian Philharmonic silver bullion coin joins a proud tradition of fine mintage coins from the heart of Europe. Its gold counterpart was at one time the best-selling gold coin in the world. Austrian Philharmonic silver coins strive to continue and refine this tradition of excellence.
- Mint: Austrian Mint
- Type: Bullion (Investment), Proof/Collectors' Editions (Numismatic)
- Mintage: Minted annually since 2008
- Silver Content: 0.999 fine silver
- Diameter: 37 mm (0.87 in.)
- Thickness: 3.2 (0.13 in.)
- Weight: 1 troy ounce (31.103g)
- Face Value: 1.5 Euros
- Coin Highlights:
- First released in Europe in 2008
- Official silver bullion coin of Austria
- Features the Great Organ and other instruments used by the Austrian Philharmonic
- Functions as legal tender in Austria and the European Union
- Contains 1 troy ounce of .999 pure silver bullion
Silver Philharmonic coins are great for investors looking for a great way to save for retirement or for a rainy day. These pure silver bullion coins serve as a stable investment among economic uncertainty.
Collectors too can find various commemorative issues of the silver Philharmonic, including ones commemorating Austria's inclusion in the Euro Zone, among other things.