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Watch the 2021 COTY Ceremony Online

In 2021 the traditional ceremony for the Coin of the Year Awards was not held as usually. The pandemic made it necessary to shift from real to virtual life for the 2021 Awards Ceremony. You can watch the ceremony online now.

François de Callataÿ Receives Medal of the Royal Numismatic Society

François de Callataÿ has been awarded with the medal of the Royal Numismatic Society. The society has chosen the Belgian numismatist because he is “highly distinguished for services to Numismatic Science”.

Mark Borckardt Honored with The Herbert Silberman Award

As one of just 10 specialists in the last 40 years, Mark Borckardt, Senior Cataloger and Senior Numismatist at Heritage Auctions, has been awarded The Herbert Silberman Award by the Early American Coppers Club.

What Makes an Art Medal a Great Art Medal?

Was the vote on the 2021 American Medal of the Year influenced by what can be called zeitgeist? Ursula Kampmann dared to raise this question in her editorial. Find here the answers of two eminent members of the jury involved: Mel Wacks and Philip Atwood.

Natanya Van Niekerk Receives COTY Lifetime Achievement Award

Natanya Van Niekerk created almost 20 award-winning coin designs, two of which went on to win the overall COTY. Now she was given the COTY Lifetime Achievement Award. COTY coordinator Tom Michael pays tribute to an exceptional coin designer.

PNG Now Accepting 2021 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild is now accepting nominations for its 2021 awards. Maybe you would like to see somebody special being honored? Find here the list of all awards and what kind of achievement they are given for – and how you can nominate your favorites!

Latvia’s Coin of the Year 2020 is “Linden leaf”

Again Latvijas Banka in association with news portal Delfi.lv asked: What is Latvia’s coin of the year 2020? And the public vote decided: “Linden leaf”, a collector coin dedicated to ecology.

Alan Stahl Earns Award For Venice Studies

Alan Stahl, curator of numismatics at Princeton University Library, has been named the first recipient of the Giles Constable Award. The award, which is given to scholars advancing the study of Venice, was initiated in 2021.

David Jacobson Wins 2021 Shekel Prize

David Jacobson from the University of Oxford has won the Shekel Prize Medal of the American Israel Numismatic Association for his book “Agrippa II, the Last of the Herods” as the best 2020 publication on Judaic / Israel numismatics.

US Coin “Moon Landing” Is Coin of the Year 2021

The US coin “50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing” is the winner of the Coin of the Year Award 2021. The concave-convex commemorative coin placed first in two categories.
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