The Great Recession drove demand for gold and silver significantly higher at the end of the 2000s. Many gold bullion coin programs experienced a surge in demand during this period, with coins like the Austrian Gold Philharmonic setting a record mintage for its 1 oz gold option. Right now, 2009 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coins are available to purchase online at JM Bullion.
- Arrives in an individual protective flip!
- 20th anniversary for the Austrian Gold Philharmonic!
- Final mintage of 903,047 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
- Bears a face value of 100 Euros backed by the government of Austria.
- Obverse features the Great Pipe Organ.
- Reverse depicts several musical instruments.
Each of the 2009 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coins available here comes with an individual protective flip. With a mintage of 903,047 gold coins, the 2009 Austrian Philharmonic is the highest-minted coin in the history of the series. This mintage record was driven by strong demand for gold during the Great Recession.
Throughout the late 2000s and much of the 2010s, the Austrian Gold Philharmonic enjoyed strong demand. While the decade 2000-2009 saw several dates come in below 200,000 coins, including two all-time lows, the 2010s saw mintages above 300,000 coins in every year but 2019. In fact, four of the 10 dates in the decade from 2010 to 2019 saw mintages over 500,000.
In the obverse design of the 2009 Austrian Gold Philharmonic, there is a depiction of the Great Organ, a large pipe organ found within the Musikverein. Also known as the Golden Concert Hall, this is the venue where the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra holds its performances in Vienna.
For the reverse side of 2009 1 oz Gold Philharmonic Coins, the Austrian Mint offers the image of a cornucopia of instruments used by members of the orchestra during performances. Thomas Pesendorfer, Chief Engraver of the Austrian Mint, is responsible for both the obverse and reverse designs.
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