The most recent addition to the broader Austrian Philharmonic bullion coin series from the Austrian Mint is the Platinum Philharmonic. The 1 oz platinum coins were introduced into the lineup in 2016, following the 2014 addition of a 1/25 oz gold coin to that range and the 2008 debut of the Austrian Silver Philharmonic. Right now, 2021 1 oz Austrian Platinum Philharmonic Coins are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in an individual plastic flip, a tube of 10 coins, or a mint-sealed box of 100 coins!
- 6th year of issue for the Austrian Platinum Philharmonic!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9995 pure platinum in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of 100 (Euro) backed by the federal government of Austria.
- On the obverse is the Great Pipe Organ inside the Musikverein.
- The reverse field captures a variety of musical instruments.
Each one of the 2021 1 oz Austrian Platinum Philharmonic Coins available here at JM Bullion comes in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins are packaged inside of either individual protective plastic flips or in mint tubes of 10 coins.
The Austrian Philharmonic Coins all feature the same obverse and reverse design elements regardless of the precious metal composition. The coins all share the designs created in 1989 by Thomas Pesendorfer, the Chief Engraver of the Austrian Mint. The designs in this collection honor the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, a cultural icon in Austria and widely regarded as one of the finest orchestras in the world today.
On the obverse of 2021 Austrian Platinum Philharmonic Coins is a depiction of the Great Pipe Organ. This musical instrument built into the Musikverein is the second version of a pipe organ installed in the hall since its completion in 1870. The first recital organ in the Musikverein was built by Friedrich Ladegast and first used in 1872. The modern pipe organ, known as the Great Pipe Organ, was built by the Austrian firm Rieger Orgelbau, installed in 1907, and refurbished in 2011.
The reverse face of 2021 1 oz Austrian Platinum Philharmonic Coins includes a vision of musical instruments. The instruments shown here include a cello at the center, four violins flanking the cello in pairs, and a bassoon, harp, and Vienna horn in the background.
Members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra are chosen from within the ranks of the Vienna State Opera. To join the Philharmonic, members must undergo a thorough application process and possess more than three years of experience in ballet and opera.
If you have any questions about these platinum coins, please don’t hesitate to ask. JM Bullion customer service is available at 800-276-6508, online through our live chat, and via our email address.