2018 1oz Vienna Philharmonic Silver Coin
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2018 Silver Austrian Philharmonic
This is a bullion finish 1oz silver coin. Coins are shipped loose for small orders, in tubes of 20, and boxes of 500.
Since its first release in 2008, the 1oz silver Austrian Philharmonic coin, issued by the Austrian Mint, has become the most popular silver bullion coin. This coin is now the highest minted silver bullion coin from Europe and its popularity spreads far and wide as it is very popular in Japan and the United States of America.
The 2018 coin has on its reverse a collection of classic instruments including a French horn, a bassoon, a violin and a harp.
The obverse has the portrait of the Great Organ which is in Vienna’s Musikverei concert hall.
Each coin contains 1 Troy ounce of 999.0 Fine Silver and has a face value of Euro 1.50.
Our Expert Opinion
The Silver Philharmonic 1oz coin can be bought at some of the lowest prices of any silver bullion coin. For that reason alone, the coin is extremely popular for silver investors seeking a combination of value, liquidity and divisibility.
Their mass production demonstrates the coin’s huge demand throughout Europe but it means the coins are less sought after for silver collectors. If limited issue coins are your objective, then some of the Royal Mint Lunar series and Queen’s Beasts, while more expensive, do achieve this goal.
For UK buyers seeking investment, then buying Silver Britannias represents a good alternative to non-UK coins due to their added feature of being free from Capital Gains Tax. For modest investments, the Philharmonic is slightly cheaper, but for those in danger of breaching their annual CGT allowance, it makes sense to be tax efficient.
Orders are delivered free of charge within the UK only.
Delivery is in non-branded tamper proof packaging by Royal Mail Special Delivery and is fully insured. Delivery usually takes place before 1pm on the day following despatch, but some areas may run over this timeframe.
Maximum value per parcel is £50,000, so larger orders will be sent in multiple installments.
When placing your order, the delivery address needs to match the registered address of the buyer.
You’ll receive a despatch email with a tracking link once the goods are sent so you can see the status of the delivery and location of the parcel.
In the event that no-one is in to receive the delivery, you’ll be left a red card confirming attempted delivery, with confirmation on the Royal Mail tracking page. You then have the choice of arranging redelivery or picking up the parcel from your nearest sorting office.
For more details please see section 4 of our Terms & Conditions and our Delivery & Storage page.
If you request storage for your order, your goods will be sent free of charge to the storage vaults.
All gold & silver orders are stored at Loomis International in the UK and held on a fully allocated and segregated basis.
Storage fees are 1%+VAT/year for gold and 1.5%+VAT/year for silver, subject to minimum charges.
Please see further details of storage fees and minimum charges on our Storage & Delivery page.
Storage is charged at point of purchase by selecting ‘Buy with Storage’ to the next semi-annual pay date. Semi-annual storage dates are 15 March and 15 September each year and are subject to minimum charges for the period.
A recurring storage fee will be taken from your card at each semi-annual storage date.
You can opt to have your goods delivered at any time, subject to delivery charges of £25 +0.25% of the metal value.