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.
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
The U.S. Mint’s Boy’s Town Centennial silver dollar won “Most Inspirational Coin” for coins dated 2017 in the Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY). The winning commemorative silver dollar coin commemorates the 100th anniversary of Boys Town, an organization dedicated to helping children. A century
The Monnaie de Paris took home the top prize at the 2019 Krause Coin of the Year Awards (COTY). Its French Excellence Guy Savoy coin won “Best Silver Coin” and “Coin of the Year” for coins dated 2017. The coin is part of the French Excellence
The 2016 was the first time the United States won the Krause Coin of the Year award in twelve years. The United States Baseball Hall of Fame cupped clad half dollar, KM#576, won “most innovative” and was selected by the judges as the Coin of
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
Latvia’s Baltic Way five-Euro coin (KM161) was named the “Best Contemporary” coin in Krause’s Coin of the Year Awards for coins dated 2014. The coin commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way demonstration that brought together citizens of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. As described
The Austrian Mint’s Judith II 50 Euro gold coin was named the “Most Artistic Coin” dated 2014 in Krause’s Coin of the Year Awards. The award-winning gold coin is the third in the Mint’s Klimt and his Women series, which honors the work of Gustav