Gold Vienna Philharmonic Coins
Direct from the Austrian Mint, one of the oldest producers of coinage and currency, hails the lustrous Gold Vienna Philharmonic coin. Inspired by the renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, this beautifully designed coin is available in multiple sizes and remains one of the Vienna-based mint’s most successful products. Discover more about the amazing value these coins can bring to your investment portfolio and learn how to buy the gold Philharmonic today.
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Gold Vienna Philharmonics
Design and Specifications
The Austrian Mint in Vienna has been producing innovative coinage and currency for over 800 years and the Vienna Philharmonic is no exception.
First struck in 1989, the Vienna Philharmonic coin is the only European legal tender gold coin produced on a large scale and the only regularly issued bullion coin denominated in euros.
The Vienna Philharmonic is pure gold, with a fineness of .9999 or 24 karats, and is the largest diameter one ounce pure gold coin in the world.
Each Vienna Philharmonic coin masterfully depicts the cultural pride of Austria, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The obverse side of the coin is stamped with the name of the orchestra in German, and features a montage of instruments, including a string bass, cellos, violins, a bassoon, harp and Viennese horn, representing Austria's rich musical and cultural heritage.
The reverse side of the coin features the image of the "Great Organ" found in Vienna's Golden Hall where the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra performs. The country of issue, the gold weight in ounces, legal
tender value in euros and the coin's purity are also stamped on the reverse side of the coin.
With a very close working relationship with the Austrian Mint, Monex remains one of the leading dealers in Vienna Philharmonics.
Gold Vienna Philharmonic coins are available from Monex in the following three sizes and denominations:
1 Ounce Philharmonic
1/4 Ounce Philharmonic
1/10 Ounce Philharmonic
The one ounce Vienna Philharmonic coin has a diameter of 37 mm and is 2 mm thick, slightly smaller dimensions than the old U.S. silver dollar coin. It carries a face value of 100 euros and is available from Monex in units of ten. Coinage purchased outright may be delivered to you or stored in an independent third party vault. Coins may also be financed through the exclusive Monex Atlas account. Additionally, Vienna Philharmonic gold coins are suitable for an IRA investment.
Each of the fractional Vienna Philharmonic coins are sold in units of 20 coins, and are available for personal delivery only. The quarter-ounce coin has a diameter of 22 mm, is 1.20 mm thick, and has a face value of 25 euro. The tenth-ounce coin has a diameter of 16 mm, is 1.20 mm thick, and has a face value of 10 euro. Each of the fractional coins features the same images found on the one ounce coin.
In October 2004, to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Europe's only pure gold bullion coin, the Austrian Mint, under the direction of Master of the Mint Dietmar Spranz, issued the massive 1,000 troy ounce Vienna Philharmonic Gold Coin known affectionately known as the "Big Phil." The Mint produced only 15 of these mega-coins, each weighing in at slightly more than 68 pounds of pure .9999 fine gold and carrying a face value of 100,000 euro. Monex is proud to have handled all original sales of the Big Phil coins in North America.
Monex, one of the country's leading precious metals investment firms, is pleased to offer gold investors the incomparable, pure gold Vienna Philharmonic, a legal-tender gold bullion coin recognized throughout the world for its beauty, purity and high quality.
Call one of our Account Representatives today to discuss the amazing value these coins can bring to your investment portfolio and the many convenient ways to buy gold Vienna Philharmonic coins.
Monex account representatives are available between 5:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Pacific time each Monday through Friday (except national holidays) and on many weekends.