If you are looking to add a new gold coin to your portfolio, the Austrian Philharmonic could be an excellent choice. Issued every year by the Austrian Mint since 1989, the Philharmonic is considered one of the world’s top-selling coins. This should come as no surprise considering that it consists of .9999 pure gold and features one of the most memorable coin designs in the modern era. Now, 2005 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coins are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Coin ships with a protective plastic flip!
- 17th release in the Gold Philharmonic coin program!
- Consists of 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
- Contains a face value of 100 Euros backed by the government of Austria.
- The obverse field depicts the pipe organ at
- On the reverse side of the coin are a series of musical instruments.
When you purchase 2005 1 oz Austrian Philharmonic Coins, you will receive a .9999 gold specimen produced by the Austrian Mint. These coins are dated to 2005, which marked the 17th year of release for the Philharmonic. Due to their age, they are not considered to be in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. This coin will arrive in protective packaging in the form of a plastic flip.
On the obverse side of 2005 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coins there is a depiction of a pipe organ. This magnificent instrument is a rendition of the actual organ found in at Weiner Musikverein, which is home to the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra. Across the coin’s rim, you will see inscriptions reading Republik Osterreich, 1 Unze Gold 999.9, 2005, 100 Euro.
The reverse side of 2005 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coins features instruments used in the Philharmonic orchestra. Designer Thomas Pesendorfer chose to feature the cello, Vienna horn, bassoon, harp, and four violins in this image. Reverse inscriptions read Wiener Philharmoniker.
The Philharmonic coin program is notable for its design that celebrates the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra. Considered one the finest orchestras in the world, the Vienna Philharmonic dates back to 1842 when it was formed by Otto Nikolai. The orchestra is known for is a democratic arrangement in which all of its members determine how it should be organized. The Vienna Philharmonic has also employed some of the finest conductors in history, including the likes of Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss, and Leonard Bernstein.
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