The Vienna Philharmonic is one of the most popular coin minted by Austrian Mint. First introduced in 1989 and looks almost the same as it was at the beginning. The obverse side of these beautiful gold coin features the famous pipe organ from the Goldener Saal of the Viennese Musikverein and gold finesse, which is made of, and the year of the issue. The reverse side shows eight characteristic orchestral instruments: fours violins either side of cello in the foreground and the Viennese horn, the bassoon and harp behind. The coins was designed by Thomas Pasendorfer. The coin design was developed using the computer graphics and then transferred to gold. According to the World Gold Council, it was the best selling gold coin in the world in 1992, 1995, 1996, and 2000.
The Austrian Mint is well known and reputable mint by the investors, and his history began at 12th century. At the beginning it was the Vienna Mint, which became the country's one after the first world war. The Austrian Mint is subsidiary of the Austrian National Bank, the products minted by the Austrian Mint has the government guarantees of the the metal purity.
On the official website of the Mint, we can read that last year they sold more than 647100 ounces of the Vienna Philharmonic gold coin 1oz.
(1/2oz- 101500 coins, ¼-418919 coins, 1/10- 418919 coins)