2015 Austria Silver Vienna Philharmonic
The Austrian Mint is one of the world’s oldest and most respected minting facilities. Its roots date back to the 12th century, and it has been operating in its current location in central Vienna for the past 800 years.
In 2008, the Mint introduced the first Euro-denominated, .999 fine silver bullion coin, the Austrian Philharmonic, which has a face value of 1.5 Euros. This coin clearly filled an important gap within the world bullion coin market as seen by how rapidly demand for the coin rose during its first year of production. Within a month a million coins had been sold, and by the end of 2008 almost 8 million were sold.
In the subsequent year the Austrian Philharmonic coin, which is also struck in gold, has emerged has the overall third most popular silver bullion coin in the world after the American Silver Eagle and Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coins. In 2011, its mintage reached a high of almost 18 million coins.
These coins are popular with silver buyers because of their high silver purity, their very low premiums over silver content, which are typically the lowest or tied with Maple Leafs as the lowest, their high quality production standards, and their attractive design.
The obverse of the coin depicts an assortment of musical instruments, including a string bass, cellos, violins, a bassoon, a harp, and a Viennese horn. The reverse depicts the great organ of the Musikverein concert hall in Vienna, which is home of the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra as well as inscriptions for the date of issue, denomination, and weight.
Why purchase 2015 Austria 1 oz. .999 Fine Silver Vienna Philharmonic 1.5 Euro coin?
These coins are perfect for stacking silver at about the lowest possible cost if you want to have your silver in legal tender coins, as well as if you want a coin that is well-recognized around the world and admired for its attractive design.
|Year of Issue:||2015|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|