The 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic coin has been one of the more popular gold bullion coins since its first year of production in 1989. The extraordinary detail and beauty of its unique design made it the most popular gold coins in the early 1990s. The Austrian mint has been producing coins for almost 1000 years and every numismatist will know that there are few countries in the world that have produced as much gold coinage as the Austrian mint. This coin is spectacular in all respects and should be a part of every physical gold investors´s holdings. The Gold Philharmonic utilizes the same basic design of one of the most gorgeous and coveted of all modern gold bullion coins, inspired by the world-famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. A harmonious design of musical instruments from the Orchestra adorns the reverse of the coin. The great organ in the Golden Hall in Viennas Musikverein is pictured on the obverse. Also featured on this side are the weight and year of issue. Each 1 oz Austrian gold Philharmonic is struck in .9999 fine gold (24-karat), and it is the first gold bullion coin to be denominated in Euros at 100 EUR. The early years of the coin had the Austrian currency stamped upon them of 2000 Schilling.
The 1 oz Austrian Gold Philharmonic coin has been one of the more popular gold bullion coins since its first year of production in 1989.