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1996 Austrian Philharmonic 1 oz Gold Coin

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When ranking popular 1 oz gold bullion coins, the Austrian Philharmonic always sits high on the list. Since its debut in 1989, this coin has become a go-to option for investors looking for a reliable gold product with a high purity level. With its classic design inspired by the Austrian Philharmonic orchestra, these coins are especially appealing to anyone with a musical background. Today, you have the chance to purchase 1996 Austrian Philharmonic 1 oz Gold Coins from Provident Metals.

Coin Highlights:

  • Arrives with a protective plastic flip!
  • 8th release in the Gold Philharmonic coin program!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Bears a face value of 2000 Schillings backed by the government of Austria.
  • The obverse field depicts the pipe organ at
  • On the reverse side of the coin are a series of musical instruments.

When ordering 1996 Austrian Philharmonic Gold Coins in this Provident Metals listing online, please keep in mind that they are not considered Brilliant Uncirculated. Varying degrees of wear and tear could be present on the surface of the coin. Each of these specimens has been crafted from .9999 pure gold and bears legal tender status in Austria. Included with your purchase is a protective plastic flip.


On the obverse field of 1996 Philharmonic 1 oz Gold Coins you will find a majestic pipe organ. This incredible instrument is a feature of the Musikverein Golden Hall, home to the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra. Youll see inscriptions across the border of the coin as well that read REPUBLIK OSTERREICH, 1 UNZE GOLD 999.9, 1996, 2000 SCHILLING.


The reverse of 1996 Austrian Philharmonic 1 oz Gold Coins features several classical music instruments. In this elegant arrangement by Thomas Pesendorfer, we see four violins, a harp, a bassoon, a Vienna horn, and a cello. You will also find inscribed across the upper rim the words WEINER PHILHARMONIKER.


Following the Austrian National Council of 1988, the Austrian Mint was granted permission to issue a series of gold bullion coins to the public. The next year, the first gold Philharmonic coin was released to a positive reception. By 1990 it was Europes best-selling coin and the second most popular in the entire world. The World Gold Council has also declared it the worlds best-selling coin in 1992, 1995, 1996, and 2000.


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Product Details

Year 1996
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Austrian Mint
Thickness 2 mm
Diameter 37 mm
Inner Pack 10
Outer Pack 100
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination 100 Euro
Country Austria
Designer (Obverse) Thomas Pesendorfer
Designer (Reverse) Thomas Pesendorfer
Edge Style Smooth
Product Series Austrian Philharmonic
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Packaging Dimensions 2 x 2 x 0.5
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 3944188