2024 COIN AWARDS: Nomination Period Open through August 5

by | Jun 10, 2024 | Awards | 0 comments

IACA is happy to announce the opening for Nominations for its Excellence in Currency: 2024 Coin Awards.

The categories are as follows:

  • Best New Commemorative or Test Circulating Coin Issued at Face Value  
  • Best New Coin Product, Process, or Manufacturing Innovation
  • Best New Re-circulation/ Distribution Innovation or Initiative

NOMINATION PERIOD OPENS MONDAY, JUNE 3.  Nominations must be submitted though IACA’s awards site:  https://currencyaffairs.awardsplatform.com/

Winners to be announced at the Coin Conference in Lisbon, Portugal (October 28-30, 2024). www.coinconference.com

Projects of any issuer of coins, central bank or ministry of finance, mint or other supplier of 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.

IACA’s Guidelines for IACA’s Excellence in Currency Awards and the Coin Award Criteria can be found here: https://currencyaffairs.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/2024-Excellence-in-Currency-Awards-FOR-COIN-Guidelines-and-Criteria.-Final3.pdf

Nominations in all categories are limited to the eligibility period from June 1, 2022 through August 5, 2024.  All projects must have been issued or completed during this time period.

Thank you to our Judging Committee Members who will review the nominations and determine our Finalists: 

Jon Cameron, Consultant, formerly with US Mint, BEP and Federal Reserve

Brian Lang, EVP IACA, Advisor and former Head of Currency, RBNZ

Ross MacDiarmid, Former CEO of  Royal Australian Mint and former ED for MDC/ MDA

Astrid Mitchell, Chief Executive, Reconnaissance International

Lydia Yip, Advisor to Central Banks, former Head of Currency, HKMA