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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,

Coin of the Year 2015

Finland and the United States were the top winners in the first round of judging in the Coin of the Year competition. Each nation won two of the 10 categories, while Italy, Japan, Canada, Great Britain, Austria, and the Cook Islands each won in a

Boystown

Boys Town Commemorative Coin Set is a First

At its March meeting in Washington DC, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) considered the designs for a three coin set—gold $5, silver $1, and clad $1/2 dollar—to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of Boys Town. It was the first time that obverses and reverses

Kraus Coin, Donald Scarinci, Scarinci Hollenbeck

Austria Sweeps Krause Coin of the Year 2013

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

Coin of the Year Awards for 2010 Coins

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