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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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5 Euro “Planet Earth”

Krause Coin of the Year Awards for Coins Dated 2016

Germany won the 2018 Krause Coin of the Year Award for coins dated 2016. The winner is the 5 Euro silver “Planet Earth” coin with the new polymer ring technology.  The coin was designed by Stefan Klein. An easy win in the Most Innovative category,

through American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) new Digital Library.

Medallic Art of the ANS, 1865–2014 Now Available as Free E-Book

The American Numismatic Society is leading the way for numismatic ebooks.  While the ebook has captured the commercial market for fiction and non-fiction books, numismatic booksellers like Whitman and Krause Publications have not been so quick to produce electronic versions of their reference books. The

Maria Carmela Colaneri of Italy’s Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato received the Krause Lifetime Achievement Award in Coin Design at the World Mint Director’s Conference held in Berlin on January 31. She accepted the award in Italian to great applause.

Maria Carmela Colaneri Received the Krause Lifetime Achievement

Maria Carmela Colaneri of Italy’s Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato received the Krause Lifetime Achievement Award in Coin Design at the World Mint Director’s Conference held in Berlin on January 31. She accepted the award in Italian to great applause. Maria Carmela Colaneri is best