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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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Donald Scarinci on ‘100 Greatest Modern World Coins’ Book

In March 2020 Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. Here, Donald Scarinci, medallic art historian and Coin of the Year judge, shares his thoughts on modern world coinage and the … Continue reading

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Nominees for 2020 Coin of the Year Awards Determined

It’s that time of year again! Time to start the process of narrowing down nominations for the Coin of the Year Program. Australian coins came out on top, earning a total of nine nominations in eight different categories, as the … Continue reading

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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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Monnaie de Paris takes top COTY honors

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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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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Canada leads Coin of the Year nominations

Powerhouses or up-and-comers? Who should get the lion’s share of attention as the 100 nominations for Coin of the Year are discussed? Perennial powerhouse Canada came away with nine nominations on the list that begins the competition to determine the … Continue reading

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Ellis Island quarter and 99 more coins

The nominating committee of the Coin of the Year Award met yesterday here in Stevens Point, Wis. Each year, the challenge is to find 100 coins that represent the best of the issues for the year under consideration. We have … Continue reading

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Mongolian ram coin a beauty

Around here we call it the ram coin, and that certainly does not do it justice. The 2013 Argali-Ovis Ammon 500 togrog silver coin issued by the Bank of Mongolia is a beautiful coin. It just takes a mouthful to … Continue reading

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Krause Publications Releases 2013 Coin of the Year Nominees

IOLA, Wis. (Oct. 18, 2012) – Krause Publications, a worldwide leader in coin and paper money publishing, has announced the nominees for the 2013 Coin of the Year awards. Each year, the awards honor the best in coin design from … Continue reading

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