Silver Philharmonic Coins

Front (Obverse)
Silver Philharmonic Front
Design The Great Organ
Designer Thomas Pesendorfer
Design date 2008
Back (Reverse)
Silver Philharmonic Back
Design Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Designer Thomas Pesendorfer
Design date 2008
Face Value 1.50 EUR
Mass 31.103 g (1.10 oz; 1.00 ozt)
Diameter 37 mm
Thickness 3.2 mm
Edge Plain
Composition 99.9% Ag (balance Cu)
Minting Years 2008–present

The Silver Philharmonic coin is minted by the Austrian Mint in Vienna. The obverse (front side) of the Silver Philharmonic coin features an image of the Great Organ of the Golden Hall in Vienna’s concert hall, the Musikverein. In addition, the the weight of one troy ounce, year of mintage and monetary value of 1.5 euros are also depicted. The reverse (back side) displays an array of musical instruments, including the bass, violin, harp, French horn and bassoon.

The Silver Philharmonic contains 1 oz of pure silver (24 karats 999.9 fine).

  • Multiples of 20 are usually packaged in plastic mint tubes.
  • Multiples of 500 are usually packaged in monster boxes.
  • Content, weight, and purity are certified by the Austrian Mint in Vienna.
  • The Austrian Philharmonic Silver Coin is exempt from IRS 1099B brokerage reporting, making it one of the most private investments today.

1 oz Silver Philharmonic