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5-euro coin The Musikverein Blister
5-euro coin avers
5-euro coin 2011 The Musikverein revers

Silver Coin
The Bicentenary of the Society of Music Lovers

Product No. 18098

€  19.63

*incl. 20% VAT
Maximum order quantity: 3
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Legendary in the world of classical music, the Society of Music Lovers hosts over 800 concerts each year at its headquarters, the aesthetically and acoustically brilliant Musikverein in Vienna. In commemoration of the Society’s bicentenary in 2012 the Austrian Mint has struck this timeless 5 euro silver coin, an ideal gift for music lovers and coin collectors alike.

Depicted on the obverse of the coin, above the legend “Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde” (Society of Music Lovers), the Musikverein's Main Concert Hall and its imposing organ play host to the world famous New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, which is broadcast to more than 70 countries worldwide. One of the numerous imposing statues of Caryatids that line the stunning golden hall is shown in the foreground. The reverse of the coin shows the shields of the nine federal states of Austria.
 
Struck in Special Uncirculated quality to a maximum mintage of 50,000 pieces, each coin is encapsulated after minting and comes in a blister pack with a gold-colored sleeve. The coin has also been struck to a mintage of 300,000 pieces in Circulation quality copper.

Date of Issue 14 December 2011
Quality Special Uncirculated
Face Value 5 Euro
Coin Design Thomas Pesendorfer, Mag. Helmut Andexlinger
Diameter 28.50 mm
Alloy Silver Ag 800
Fine Weight 8.00 g
Total Weight 10.00 g
Packaging Comes in a blister pack featuring information in German and English
Year Uncirculated Proof Special Uncirculated
2011 300.000 Kupfer - 50.000

Legendary in the world of classical music, the Society of Music Lovers hosts over 800 concerts each year at its headquarters, the aesthetically and acoustically brilliant Musikverein in Vienna. In commemoration of the Society’s bicentenary in 2012 the Austrian Mint has struck this timeless 5 euro silver coin, an ideal gift for music lovers and coin collectors alike.

Depicted on the obverse of the coin, above the legend “Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde” (Society of Music Lovers), the Musikverein's Main Concert Hall and its imposing organ play host to the world famous New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, which is broadcast to more than 70 countries worldwide. One of the numerous imposing statues of Caryatids that line the stunning golden hall is shown in the foreground. The reverse of the coin shows the shields of the nine federal states of Austria.
 
Struck in Special Uncirculated quality to a maximum mintage of 50,000 pieces, each coin is encapsulated after minting and comes in a blister pack with a gold-colored sleeve. The coin has also been struck to a mintage of 300,000 pieces in Circulation quality copper.

Date of Issue 14 December 2011
Quality Special Uncirculated
Face Value 5 Euro
Coin Design Thomas Pesendorfer, Mag. Helmut Andexlinger
Diameter 28.50 mm
Alloy Silver Ag 800
Fine Weight 8.00 g
Total Weight 10.00 g
Packaging Comes in a blister pack featuring information in German and English
Year Uncirculated Proof Special Uncirculated
2011 300.000 Kupfer - 50.000