December 2, 2010 – On November 18, 2010 we have listed the winners of the “Coin of the Year Award for 2011”. There is one change. The French coin showing Mother Teresa was disqualified, because a part of the issue is dated 2010. Therefore a Polish coin won the category “Most inspirational”.
Here are once again the winners, this time with pictures.
Most Historically Significant: Kazakhstan – 100 Tenge, silver, Attila the Hun
Best Contemporary Event: France – 10 Euro, silver, Fall of Berlin Wall
Best Gold: South Africa – 100 Rand, gold, White Rhino
Best Silver: Canada – 20 Dollars, silver, Crystal Snowflake
Best Crown: Finland – 20 Euro, silver, Peace and Security
Most Popular: Austria – 10 Euro, silver, Basilisk of Vienna
Best Trade: Slovakia – 2 Euro, bi-metallic, First Year of Euro Issuance
Most Innovative: British Indian Ocean Territory – 2 Pounds, silver-crystal, Life of the Sea Turtle
Most Artistic: Canada – 300 Dollars, gold, Native American Summer Moon Mask
Most Inspirational: Poland – 20 Zloty, silver, World War II Polish Underground movement