IACA is now accepting nominations in the 15th round of its Excellence in Currency 2019 Coin Awards  in 4 categories: 

  • Best New Circulating Coin or Coin Series 
  • Best New Commemorative or Test Circulating Coin Issued at Face Value
  • Best New Circulating Coin-related Public Education Program, Website, or App
  • Best New Coin Product, Feature or Distribution Innovation

Projects of any issuer of coins, central bank or ministry of finance, mint, organisation or individual supplying products, services or systems for coin production, distribution, processing or management are eligible for nomination in the appropriate categories. Self-nomination by such organisations is allowable, and encouraged.  Anyone may submit a nomination (IACA membership is not required for nominations.)

IACA’s Guidelines for IACA’s Excellence in Currency Awards have been updated with details about the coin awards and can be found under the awards tab.

Projects nominated in all categories for these coin awards must have been launched during the two-year eligibility period from May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2019.

IACA will accept nominations from May 20th through June 30th, 2019.  Nominations must be submitted though IACA’s awards site: