Sponsored by the American Krause Publications
, publisher of World Coin News
magazine, “The Coin of the Year” (COTY) awards are celebrating 25 years of recognizing excellence in coin design worldwide. The 2008 COTY award program recognized coins dated from the year 2006 and, for the first time, a COTY People's Choice Award was also selected by coin enthusiasts who voted online at NumisMaster.com.
The nominees were…
…And the COTY People's Choice Award goes to the Hungarian Mint
for its copper-nickel 50-forint
that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian revolution. The coin’s reverse was designed by Istvan Kosa of Hungary, and the coin in circulation was issued in 2 million copies by Magyar Nemzeti Bank
(Central Bank of Hungary) on October 20, 2006.
The awards will be presented on February 2, 2008, at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany.
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