Without a doubt, the most popular coin in Europe is the Austrian Silver Philharmonic coin. It has only been since 2008 when it was released but after twenty years of making the gold version of this coin, there was pent up demand for a silver one. When the silver version emerged, it flew like a rocket to the tops of collector’s lists everywhere. This offering is the coin in any year.
- Made of 1 Troy oz of .999 fine silver.
- Face value 1.50 (Euros) backed by the government of Austria.
- Obverse features the Musikverein Golden Halls Great Organ.
- On the Reverse is a variety of musical instruments.
Each of these coins offered here are a random year from 2008 to present. These years available are contingent on stock on hand. A variety of dates should not be expected.
Collectors waited for over twenty years to see the silver version of this popular coin. So when they released in 2008, 7.73 million wasn’t enough. The number of coins produced rose every year to its highest in 2011 which was 17.8 million. Collectors love this coin.
The obverse side of this coin has the famous pipe organ found in the Musikverein concert hall. This concert hall is located in Vienna, the national capital city. Arching over the organ is ‘REPUBLIK OSTERREICH’ Under the organ is ‘2 UNZE FEINSILBER’ followed by the year the coin was issued. At the very bottom is ‘150 EURO’.
On the reverse side of the coin are the instruments used in the Philharmonic orchestra, the harp, violin, cello flute bassoon, and French horn. This side and the obverse were designed by the chief engraver of the Austrian Mint, Thomas Pesendorfer for the 1989 Austrian Gold Philharmonic coin series. At the top is ‘WEINER PHILHARMONIKER’ and underneath in smaller letters is ‘SILBER’.
This is a great opportunity to buy a very popular coin at a more enticing price. Get yours today.