Austria Takes 3 COTY Category Awards for 2020 Dated Coins

Provided by: U.S. Mint

Austria was the big winner in the 2022 Coin of the Year Awards for coins dated 2020, winning three of ten categories. The U.S. Mint won the “Most Historically Significant” category with its Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar. One final Coin of the Year will be chosen from the category winners.

The 39th COTY Awards program, which recognizes outstanding coin designs from around the world, is presented by World Coin News and sponsored by The Journal of East Asian Numismatics. The category winners were selected by the Coin of the Year Nominating Committee from 10 coins each in 10 categories.

Below is a complete list the COTY Awards category winners:

Most Historically Significant Coin

United States of America: Women’s Suffrage

Best Contemporary Event Coin

France: Peace & Victory

Best Gold Coin

Austria: The Gold of the Pharaohs

Best Silver Coin

Latvia: Linden Leaf

Best Crown Coin

France: Champs-Élysées

Best Circulating Coin

South Africa: 25 Years – Constitutional Democracy in South Africa, ‘Freedom and security of the person’

Best Bi-Metallic Coin

Austria: Big Data

Most Artistic Coin

Austria: Centenary – Salzburg Festival

Most Innovative Coin

Barbados: Blue Marble

Most Inspirational Coin

Latvia: Personal Freedom

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