The 1oz Austrian Philharmonic coin was first issued in 1989 by the Austrian Mint and became Europe’s leading investment coin. The coin’s design pays tribute to Austria’s rich musical heritage with an array of orchestral instruments on the reverse, including a cello, violin, harp, Vienna horn, and bassoon. The obverse showcases the Great Organ of the Golden Hall in Vienna’s Musikverein, the concert hall home to the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. This coin is one troy ounce of pure gold (.999). You will receive a coin chosen by us from our stock, you may not specify a year.