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.
Austria took top honors winning the Krause Coin of the Year for coins dates 2013 with its 50 euro gold coin, KM-3218, depicting Gustav Klimt’s, “The Expectation.” It is the second coin in Austria’s five year series celebrating the painter’s work. It was a big
Krause Publications has announced the winners in each of ten categories for coins dated 2012. These ten coins will compete for the coveted Krause Coin of the Year designation which will be awarded at the World Mint Director’s conference in February. France and Australia
The ANA Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture is awarded annually at the ANA’s annual banquet in August of each year. The award is made to a sculptor who “exemplifies the fine art of designing, sculpting and engraving.” Mel Wacks, Committee Chairman said,
By Donald Scarinci Israel won the coin of the Year for its 2010 Jonah in the Whale 2 Sheqalim coin. The coin had been selected as the “most artistic” category winner. Judges for Krause Publications nominated 95 coins issued in 2010 from around the world