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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 could 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.

Gold Vienna Philharmonics Obverse

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 oz. Gold Vienna Philharmonic Coin


1 Ounce Philharmonic
1 Troy Oz
(31.11 grams)
Face Value 
1/4 oz. Gold Vienna Philharmonic Coin


1/4 Ounce Philharmonic
1/4 Troy Oz
(8.483 grams)
Face Value 
1/10 oz. Gold Vienna Philharmonic Coin


1/10 Ounce Philharmonic
1/0 Troy Oz
(3.393 grams)
Face Value 

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. 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.

Buy Gold Vienna Philharmonic Coins

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.

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Gold Vienna Philharmonics Coins: FAQ’s
How much does a Vienna Philharmonic Gold Coin cost today?

The purchase price of the Vienna Philharmonic coins are at the Monex Ask price. In addition, there are charges such as commission and shipping. There is no shipping charge if you select depository delivery. Today's ask price per one ounce coin for buying in units of ten is: $1,755.00.

Is there a minimum number of Gold Vienna Philharmonics I must purchase in one transaction?

The one ounce Vienna Philharmonic coin is available from Monex in units of ten; while each of the fractional Vienna Philharmonic coins are sold in units of 20 coins. Buying and selling gold bullion coins in larger quantities offers greater efficiency, which means better pricing for you. Monex selects only the most popular and liquid investment grade products, and buying more than one coin has historically proven beneficial over our extensive 50 years years of experience.

Can I purchase Vienna Philharmonic Gold Coins for my IRA?

The Philharmonic gold coins are .9999 fine gold and they are IRA-approved gold coins for use in your gold IRA.

How do I buy and receive Vienna Philharmonic gold coins?

Once you have decided on the quantity of gold coins to purchase, your Monex account representative will assist you in executing your order over the phone. Upon your acknowledgment, your selected purchase and gold price will be confirmed on a voice recorded line and a written confirmation will be sent to you with the details of your order.

Payment may be made after you order, but must be initiated on the day of purchase, which means you must mail or wire funds on the very same day of your transaction. You can have your metal shipped to your home, made available for pick-up at over 30 facilities across the U.S. and Canada, or have your metal delivered to a bank/depository for storage.

How does the gold sell-back process work?

Selling your gold bullion or coin investment back to Monex is a relatively easy process. When you are ready to sell your gold, just contact your Monex account representative for shipping instructions. Shipments must be sent by USPS registered and insured mail with a return receipt. Customers are responsible for fully insuring shipments until received by Monex.

Once the shipment is received and verified you will be notified and able to sell your gold. Proceeds of your sale will be sent to you in the form of a check or bank wire, or if you prefer, credited to your account. If your gold is in storage at one of the banks/depositories Monex works with, you can sell your metal over the phone at any time without delay. The transfer of title from you to Monex will follow your sale, and the bank/depository will notify you by mail that the transfer of title has occurred.

What are the gold contents of the Vienna Philharmonics coins?

Each one ounce Philharmonic coin contains exactly one troy ounce of pure .9999 fine gold and carries a face value of 100 euros. 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. The Vienna Philharmonic gold coin is also available in fractional sizes. Call one of our knowledgeable Account Representatives today for more information at 800-444-8317.