Mozart. Haydn. Beethoven. Schubert. Strauss. If you're a classical music fan, those legendary Austrian composers and their unforgettable works probably rank right at the top of your favorite things. But does your collection include the silver coin that celebrates that rich musical heritage?
Minted for the last 25 years and named for its country's world-famous orchestra, the Austrian Philharmonic series made its debut in 1989 – with a 1 oz. gold coin that was immediately named "Best Gold Coin" at the Coin of the Year Awards.
The 1 oz. Silver Philharmonic followed in 2008. Struck in 99.9% pure silver, this uncirculated coin has been a big hit with the world's silver collectors ever since – even being recognized as the "Most Popular Coin" at the 2012 Coin of the Year Awards.
Austria's legal tender 1.50 Euro Silver Philharmonic easily measures up to Canada's Maple Leaf, Mexico's Libertad, Australia's Silver Koala – even the U.S. Silver Eagle! (The 1.50 Euro denomination was chosen because 1 and 2 Euros are reserved for regular circulating coinage.)
The reverse of each Silver Philharmonic features an array of orchestra instruments in striking detail – including a string bass, cellos, violins, a bassoon, a harp and a Viennese horn. The obverse depicts the great organ of the Musikverein concert hall in Vienna, the orchestra's home, as well as the face value, weight, fineness and date.
Don't miss this opportunity to crank up the volume of your world coin collection with this classic silver coin. Check out our latest selection of Austria's 1 oz. 99.9% pure Silver Philharmonic coins now!