2009 20 oz 20th Anniversary Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coin
|20 Troy Ounces
As one of the most popular gold coins in the world, the Austrian Gold Philharmonic is a best-selling coin for collectors everywhere, especially those on the European continent. In 2009, the Austrian Mint celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Austrian Gold Philharmonic coin series with a 20 oz coin. The 2009 20 oz 20th Anniversary Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coin is available for purchase today in capsule only from Capital Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective plastic bag!
- 20th Anniversary of the Austrian Gold Philharmonic!
- Limited mintage of only 6,027 coins!
- Contains 20 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
- Issued with a face value of 2,000 (Euros) backed by the Austrian government.
- The obverse features the Musikverein pipe organ.
- On the reverse is a collection of musical instruments from the orchestra.
With a limited mintage of only 6,027 coins, the 2009 20 oz 20th Anniversary Austrian Gold Philharmonic Coin is a unique coin piece and shouldnt be ignored. Coins in this series have been released to markets in Europe, North America, and Japan with only 2,009 coins allotted to each region. The 2009 coin is issued with a face value of 2,000 euros and commemorates the Austrian Philharmonic with imagery of musical instruments used in the orchestra.
In 1989, the Austrian Gold Philharmonic was introduced by the Austrian Mint with oz and 1 oz coins. 2009 marks the 20th year of production for the Austrian Gold Philharmonic coin series. The Austrian Mint is known to celebrate various landmarks in the history of this coin program with special strikings such as the 2009 coin. The Austrian Gold Philharmonic honor the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra that was founded in 1842 and the rich, artistic culture of Austria.
The obverse of the 2009 20 oz 20th Anniversary Austrian Gold Coin features the great pipe organ from Musikverein, a prestigious concert hall established in Vienna. The pipe organ is a fixed musical instrument built into the concert hall where the orchestra performs. The obverse also includes the inscription REPUBLIK OSTERREICH, the face value of the coin, the weight and purity of the coin, and the coins year.
On the reverse of the 2009 20 oz 20th Anniversary Austrian Gold, there are an assortment of popular musical instruments from the orchestra. These instruments include four violins, a cello, a bassoon, a harp, and a French horn. The reverse also includes the inscription WIENER PHILHARMONIKER. Both the obverse and reverse designs were created by Thomas Pesendorfer, Chief Engraver of the Austrian Mint.