The 2014 Gold Proof 25th Anniversary Philharmonic 2-Coin Set.
This 2014 25th Anniversary philharmonic set features a 1 oz philarmonic coin and a 1/4 oz philarmonic coin, woth both struck in 999.9 fine gold.
Produced by the Austrian Mint and designed by Thomas Pesendorfer, these popular bullion coins were first introduced in 1989.
The Austrian Mint in Vienna followed suit from the Royal Canadian Mint, South Africa Mint and Royal Mint, minting its first 1oz gold bullion coin in 1989. Its design celebrates the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, considered by many to be the finest in the world, hence the name The Vienna Philharmonic coin, more commonly known as The Philharmonic or Philharmoniker, and sometimes shortened to Phil(s).
The Philharmonic coin is produced using 0.9999 gold and originally had a face value of 2000 Schillings (ATS), making the coin legal tender in Austria. However, since Austria adopted the Euro in 2002, the face value of the 1oz gold Philharmonic was changed to €100, making it the only European bullion gold coin but still with a legal tender status only in Austria.
The obverse shows the Great Organ of the Golden Hall in Vienna’s concert hall, the Musikverein, along with the year, weight and face value.
The reverse depicts a selection of instruments, including the cello, violin, harp, Vienna horn and bassoon. Inscribed are the words:
|Weight / Size||1 Ounce|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||1.25|
|Fineness / Carat||0.9999 / 24|
|Obverse Designer||Thomas Pesendorfer|
|Reverse Designer||Thomas Pesendorfer|
|Mint / Brand||Austrian Mint|
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