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Platinum Austrian Philharmonc 1Troy oz



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Size 1 Troy oz
Purity .9995 Fine Platinum
Platinum Austrian Philharmonc 1Troy oz

Quick Overview

The platinum Vienna Philharmonic, often shortened to Philharmonic or simply Phil, is produced by the Austrian Mint (Münze Österreich AG). It is named for the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker), which inspires the design of both sides of the coins. The one troy ounce platinum coins were introduced in 2016 and carry a face value of €100. The purity is 0.9995.

with a face value of 2,000 Austrian schillings (ATS) and is generally one of the world's best selling bullion coins.[1] [2] In 2002, with the adoption of the euro currency, the nominal value of the one ounce coin was changed to €100. In 2008, the Mint introduced a one-ounce silver version of the coin with a nominal value of €1.50. The silver coin is also one of the top selling bullion coins, ranked third in 2013.[1] In 2016, the mint introduced a one ounce platinum coin with a face value of €100.

The obverse of the coin depicts the pipe organ in the Vienna Musikverein's Golden Hall. The reverse of the coin shows instruments of the Vienna Philharmonic, including Vienna horn, bassoon, harp, and four violins centered on a cello. Both designs were produced by the chief engraver of the Austrian Mint, Thomas Pesendorfer.

These coins are IRA eligible.