- May 17th, 2008
- Posted in WTC Austrian Coins
|PCGS Certification||Uncirculated BU|
A YEAR 1998 AUSTRIAN PHILHARMONIC, 2000 SHILLING, 999.9 FINE GOLD COIN.
AS THE HOLDER INDICATES THE COIN IS 1/140 RECOVERED FROM BENEATH THE WORLD TRADE CENTER AFTER THE TERRORIST ATTACK OF 9/11.
VERY FEW HAVE EVER COME UP FOR SALE.
SOME SAY LESS THAN THE 140 EXIST- SOME SAY ALL 140 STILL EXIST. I WILL LET YOU DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH
First minted in 1989, the Gold Austrian Philharmonics coin was the most popular selling gold coin in the world in 1992, 1995 and 1996, according to the World Gold Council. Elegant is the perfect word to encompass this lovely and unusual coin. It was created as a tribute to the renowned Vienna Philharmonics Orchestra, one of the finest musical ensembles in the world.
A harmonious design of musical instruments represents the world famous orchestra on the reverse of this gold coin. The obverse depicts the Great Organ of the Golden Hall in Vienna's concert hall, the Musikverein. Many collectors and investors consider this to be one of the most beautiful of all gold bullion coins. The Philharmonic is struck in .9999 fine gold and is available in 4 sizes: 1 ounce, ½ ounce, ¼ ounce and 1/10 ounce.