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.
Italy’s 70th Anniversary of the Italian Constitution 5 Euro won the “Best Contemporary Event Coin” category at 2020 Coin of the Year (COTY) Awards. The coin, dated 2019, includes a female representation of Italia, wearing a cloak featuring the colors of the country’s flag. The Best
Three countries took home more than one Krause Coin of the Year Category Award for coins dated 2018. Austria was the big winner with three coins, Lithuania and Australia won with two coins each. For the first time in the history of the award, half
Mauritania’s tri-metallic 20 Ouguiya coin (KM-15) was named the “Best Circulating Coin” at the 2019 Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY). The coin, dated 2017, gave Mauritania’s its first COTY award to date. Struck by the Monnaie de Paris (French Mint), the standard
The Republic of Palau’s Great Micromosaic Passion – Birth of Venus coin was named the “Most Innovative” at the 2019 Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY) in Berlin. The coin, dated 2017, is the first in the groundbreaking “Great Micromosaic Passion” series. The $20
The Cook Islands won the “Best Crown Coin” Category at the 2019 Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY) ceremony in Berlin. The silver 5 Dollar Red Dawn coin, dated 2017, is part of the Scarab Collection, which celebrates the scarab of ancient Egypt. Millions of
The South African Mint won the “Best Contemporary Event Coin” category for the 2017 Heart Transplant (KM-619) 2 Rand coin. The coin marks the 50th anniversary of the first successful human-to-human heart transplant. It was performed on December 3, 1967, by a team of approximately
The Austrian Mint took home the honors for the Most Historically Significant Coinat the 2019 Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY). The award-winning 20 Euro coin (KM-3269), dated 2017, marks the 175th anniversary of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Minted as a commemorative in proof
The Monnaie de Paris won the Best Bi-Metallic Coin at the 2019 Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY). The award-winning two Euro coin, dated 2017, commemorates the 25th anniversary of the pink ribbon, which is the global symbol of the Fight against Breast Cancer.
The Austrian Mint won the Most Artistic Coin Category at the 2019 Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY). The winning 50 Euro honoring Sigmund Freud, dated 2017, is part of a three-coin series celebrating the pioneering schools of psychotherapy. The other coins in the
The U.S. Mint took home “Best Gold Coin” honors at the 2019 Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY). The winning American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin, dated 2017, features a modern interpretation of Lady Liberty. It commemorates the founding of the United States Mint