The Vienna Philharmonic Gold Coin is struck since 1989 in pure gold (999,9/1000). The obverse of the coin depicts the great organ in Vienna's concert hall. The obverse shows a harmonious medley of musical instruments. The Philharmonic is minted in one-ounce (troy), half-ounce, quarter-ounce and one-tenth ounce sizes. Earlier mintages before the creation of the euro were denominated in schillings.
|Mint||Münze Österreich, Austria|
|Purity||999,9 / 1000|
|Dimensions (diameter, thickness)||28,0 mm - 1,6 mm
|Face Value||EUR 50 / ATS 1000
|Gold Content||15,5517 g (1/2 Troy Ounce)
|Tax||Based on Art. 118 and Art. 119 of Value Added Tax Act (ZDDV-1) bullion gold is exempted from VAT in Slovenia.|