There are few coins that challenge the supremacy of the Austrian Silver Philharmonic on the European continent. Though it is relatively new, introduced recently in 2008, it has already become on the most popular silver coins among investors and collectors in Europe due to its beautiful design. Right now, the 2016 1 oz Colorized Austrian Silver Philharmonic Coin is available in BU condition from Wallace Precious Metals.
- Arrives in a protective plastic capsule.
- Maximum mintage set at just 5,000 coins for global distribution.
- 1 of the 6 Silver Bullion coins colorized in 2016 by Emporium Hamburg.
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of 1.50 (Euros) backed by the government of Austria.
- Obverse features the pipe organ from the Musikverein concert hall.
- Reverse bears the colorized image of musical instruments used by the Vienna Philharmonic.
Emporium Hamburg is a private, third-party coin dealer that specializes in adding brilliant colorized finishes to popular coin programs. For 2016, the company is taking six of the worlds most popular silver bullion coins and adding real-life colors to the reverse designs of each popular series.
Included in that program is the 2016 1 oz Colorized Austrian Silver Philharmonic coin. Introduced in 2008, the Silver Philharmonic actually follows in the footsteps of the well-established Austrian Gold Philharmonic series, featuring the same designs as its gold counterpart.
On the reverse of the 2016 1 oz Colorized Austrian Silver Philharmonic Coin youll find the colorized image of the cornucopia of musical instruments used by the members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The cello and violins have a wooden hue, while the brass and wind instruments have golden and bronze finishes.
The obverse of the Austrian Silver Philharmonic Coin bears the image of the pipe organ found inside the Musikverein. The concert hall that houses all the orchestras home performances is located in the Innere Stadt neighborhood of Vienna, the capital of the country.
Each 2016 1 oz Colorized Austrian Silver Philharmonic coin in this listing is a BU specimen. Coins in this condition have no signs of wear and tear, though you may notice breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks from the coining process.
The Austrian Mint is the original production facility of all Austrian Silver Philharmonic coins, but as mentioned above, these products with a colorized finish come directly from Emporium Hamburg.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Wallace Precious Metals at 212-391-2211. You can also reach us online through our live chat or email features.
Mint: Austrian Mint
Condition: Brilliant Uncirculated
Weight: 1 Troy Oz
Purity: 99.9% Silver
Picture is an example only. Actual item is subject to change, but will always correlate with title and description.
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