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Monnaie de Paris and France Win 2014 Coin of the Year

December 12, 2013 in Coins, Commemorative, Design, France Coins, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

December 11, 2013 By  (http://news.coinupdate.com/)

France has won the Coin of the Year Award (COTY) for 2014. The award, sponsored by World Coin News – goes to the Monnaie de Paris’ Yves Klein 10-euro silver coin with a distinctive blue hand of the artist against a silver background. The coin triumphed as an international judging panel submitted their choices which were tabulated before the deadline of December 8th.

he Klein 10-euro coin had also been chosen as the Most Artistic Coin among ten category winnersthat were selected to compete for the Coin of the Year. France and the Monnaie de Paris had two category winners competing for the top award. Winner of the best Silver Coin category was a silver 10-euro coin, (KM-2079) that featured a French Ocean Liner design, “Le France.”

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