The Austrian Philharmonic is one of the most popular gold coins for sale in the world. Introduced in 1989, the coins originally featured a face value in Austrian Schillings before adopting the common currency of the Eurozone, the Euro. As of 2002, the coins have been issued in Euro denominations. Right now, 2004 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coins are available to purchase online at JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective plastic flip!
- 16th year of availability in the Austrian Gold Philharmonic Series!
- Final mintage of only 176,319 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
- Bears a face value of 100 Euros backed by the federal government of Austria.
- Golden Concert Hall pipe organ on the obverse.
- Musical instruments on the reverse.
Each 2004 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coin available in this listing is offered in a protective plastic flip. The 16th issue of the 1 oz gold coin in the series, the mintage of the 2004 coin was one of the lowest in the program’s history at this point. Only the 2001 and 2002 coins had lower mintages to date.
Gold Philharmonic Coins have long been a fixture of the European bullion market and have enjoyed strong demand around the world as well. In 1990, it was declared the best-selling coin in Europe and second-best in the world. It would again earn top honors in the world in 1992, 1995, 1996, and 2000.
In the obverse design of the 2004 Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coin, the mint features a depiction of the Golden Concert Hall and its famous pipe organ. Installed in the first decade of the 20th century, it is the third pipe organ installed in the concert hall since its opening.
For the reverse design field of 2004 1 oz Gold Philharmonic Coins, the Austrian Mint depicts musical instruments used by the members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. These instruments include a cello, four violins, a bassoon, a harp, and a horn.
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