Thursday, November 20, 2014

2015 Award Winning Coins

Krause Publications has released the category winner list for the 2015 Coin of The Year Awards.
Most Artistic Coin. 100-euro gold coin, KM-3225, issued in the Austrian Wildlife series and depicting a Red Deer.

Best Bi-Metallic Coin. Tunneling themed 25-euro silver and niobium coin, KM-321.
Best Gold Coin. Austrian 50-euro coin called The Expectation, KM-3218.

Most Historically Significant. The Netherlands 5-euro silver coin marking the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht, KM-326
Best Contemporary. A copper-nickel ruble, KM-436, issued by Belarus.

Best Silver Coin. Latvia's 1 lats coin marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of composer Richard Wagner, KM-140.
Best Circulating Coin. The United States Mount Rushmore, copper-nickel piece is part of the America the Beautiful series, KM-546.

Most Innovative Coin. A gilded silver coin showing a howling wolf, which is actually a cutout, issued by Mongolia, KM-328.