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Coin of the Year: Celebrating Three Decades of the Best in Coin Design and Craftsmanship

Coin of the Year: Celebrating Three Decades of the Best in Coin Design and Craftsmanship

If you are an avid collector of commemorative coins, or just enjoy the art of coin design, this is a great “coffee table worthy” book for you. This entertaining and informative book is a guide to every winning coin in the prestigious “Coin of the Year” awards. This is the first catalog honoring the winning entries from the Coin of the Year awards.

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Joaquin Jimenez Wins 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

Sculptor and coin designer Joaquin Jimenez received the 2019 Lifetime Achievement in Coin Design Award at the Thirty-Sixth Annual Coin of the Year Awards Ceremony, which was held in February. It was not his only big win — Jimenez designed the 50 Euro French Excellence

Poland’s 10 zlotych silver coin

Poland Wins Most Inspirational 2014 dated COTY

Poland’s 10 zlotych silver coin (Y.902) was named the “Most Inspirational Coin” in the 2016 Krause Coin of the Year Awards. The award-winning silver coin, dated 2014, honors the birth of Jan Karski, who smuggled Holocaust evidence to the Allies in a hollow key. The

Canada Wins Best Crown for COTY dated 2014

Canada’s 20-dollar “Maple Canopy—Autumn Allure”(KM#1759) silver coin won the “Best Crown” category for coins dated 2014 in the Krause Coin of the Year Awards presented at the World Money Show in Berlin in 2016.  The award-winning coin was the fourth and final issue from the