XXVII MDC Awards 2012

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June 12, 2012 – During the XXVII Mint Directors Conference mints were awarded with prizes for coins and packaging in various categories. Here you can find a comprehensive list of all 2012 awards.

Coin Competition Awards

  • Most Beautiful Commemorative Coin, Gold: South African Mint (Natura – Meerkat)
  • Most Beautiful Commemorative Coin, Other: Mint of Japan (Iwate, silver coin Konjiki-do – Golden Hall)
  • Most Beautiful Circulating Coin: Lithuanian Mint (2011 European Soccer)
  • Most Technologically Advanced Coin, Gold: The Perth Mint (2011 Koala)
  • Most Technologically Advanced Coin: Mint of Finland (2012 World Design Capital)
  • Most Technologically Advanced Circulating Coin: Singapore Mint (5$ Singapore)

Packaging Awards

Best Brand
1st: Royal Canadian Mint, Wooden case with RCM logo
2nd: The Royal Mint, Proof set package, with RM logo
Honorable Mention: South African Mint, 2011 Uncirculated Coin set

Youth Packaging
1st: Monnaie de Paris, Map of France with coins
2nd: The Perth Mint, Mythical creatures
Honorable Mention: The Royal Mint, Olympic Games Collector Album

Most Creative
1st: South African Mint, Thumb Drum
2nd: New Zealand, Maori wooden case
Honorable Mention: Royal Australian Mint, Convict Past

Marketers Choice
1st: South African Mint, Thumb Drum
2nd: Royal Australian Mint, Convict Past
Honorable Mention: Mint of Poland, Russian Hunting book