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Finnish Designer Receives COTY Lifetime Achievement Honors

By Thomas Michael This year’s recipient of the Coin of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, Finnish sculptor, coin and medal designer Reijo Paavilainen, actually began his artistic career as a painter. However, Paavilainen quickly moved to a more three-dimensional expression … Continue reading

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Coin of the Year Goes to Latvia

The day was sweet as honey for the Bank of Latvia when its 5-euro Honey Coin was given top honors as 2020 Coin of the Year during an awards ceremony held Feb. 1 in conjunction with the World Money Fair … Continue reading

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Day Two of World Money Fair

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Here are some moments so far!                

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Kicking Off World’s Money Fair in Berlin

Listen in as Maggie Judkins, Editor of the Numismatics Division, visits with the South African Mint’s Product Development Manager, Richard Stone, as he shows some new coins at the World Money Fair in Berlin!

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Jimenez earns COTY Lifetime Achievement Award

On Feb. 2, 2019, at the Thirty-Sixth Annual Coin of the Year Awards Ceremony in Berlin, Germany, Joaquin Jimenez had the honor of winning the 2019 Lifetime Achievement in Coin Design Award. Jimenez began his career working for several private … Continue reading

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Coin of the Year awards given in Berlin

By Tom Michael Our Thirty-Sixth Annual Coin of the Year Awards Ceremony took place Feb. 2 in Berlin at the World Money Fair. From the thousands of coins produced in a year, only a hundred make the cut for nomination. … Continue reading

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