The 2014 1oz Gold Vienna Philharmonic coin is recognized on an international scale for their beauty, intricate detail and 999.9 purity rating. With 24-karat gold, this Austrian Mint coin is ideal for investors looking to grow their portfolios with an impressive and precious asset. Not only is the 2014 1oz Gold Vienna Philharmonic aesthetically pleasing and rare, it offers an investor both prestige and relative affordability. The 2014 1oz Gold Vienna Philharmonic ranks among coins like Perth Mint Kangaroos, Chinese Pandas and Canadian Maple Leafs.
For their incomparable quality and limited availability, the 1oz Gold Vienna Philharmonic coins sell at a very low acquisition premium. Not only are these coins 24 karat gold and guaranteed by the Austrian Mint, they are globally prized and easily traded in any area that sells major bullion coins. Investors interested in beauty, technical perfection, prestige and affordability will find these coins to be a valuable commodity.
2014 1oz Gold Vienna Philharmonic coins weigh 31.10 g with a 37mm diameter and 1.98mm thickness. Their nominal value comes in at €100, but in the current economic climate are much more valuable.
The front of the coin features the image of the “Great Organ" which is located in the “Golden Hall" of Vienna's Musikverein where the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra performs regularly. The country of issue (Republik Osterreich), the gold weight in ounces, the legal tender value in Euros, the year of issue and the coin's purity level are also stamped on this side of the coin.
The reverse side shows an assortment of instruments used in the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, including a Vienna horn, bassoon, harp, four violins and a cello. The following inscription surrounds the images: WIENER PHILHARMONIKER. The coin's reeded edge was designed to enhance security and prevent forgery. Thomas Pesendorfer, the chief Austrian Mint engraver, created both the front and baclk designs.
The 1oz gold coin is an integral part of it's the Vienna Philharmonic's relatively new and successful coin history. The Vienna Philharmonic gold coins were created in 1989 and have since been named the world's best-selling coin three times (1992, 1995, 1996). Save for the changing year of issue, the coin's classic design remains the same with each passing year. Denominated in Austrian Shillings from the time of their introduction until 2001, the Vienna Philharmonic coins are now represented in Euros and have become a favorite gold coin across all European countries, as well as in Japan and North America.
The history of Austrian minting dates back to over 800 years ago, when Duke Leopold VI of Austria decided to strike coins from the bounty of silver he received as payment for releasing Richard the Lionheart. Since this time, the Austrian Mint has become one of the oldest leading coin producers in the world and has continued building on its excellent reputation with innovative currency and new coin designs.
The 1oz Gold Vienna Philharmonic's classic and intricate design ensures its protection against attempts at forgery. The Austrian Mint's advanced technology sees its coins engraved and struck in both a delicate and subtle manner. The craftsmanship and artistry involved in the design is such that only the eye inspection of an experienced coin dealer is necessary to detect fraud. The coin is also impossible to copy due to the depth, detail and precision on the relief.
As a leading distributor of gold bullion coins, CoinInvest buys and sells 2014 1oz Vienna Philharmonic coins at highly competitive rates. Though the coins come in tubes of 20, investors can buy and sell them individually as well. To order the 1oz Vienna Philharmonic, simply add the desired amount of coins to your basket by clicking on the orange strip in the volume pricing section. If the coin is currently in stock, we will ship your order promptly. Please allow for at least 10 working days for delivery, as some bank transfers take up to 7 days to complete.
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