BEST NEW COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM
Royal Canadian Mint with Media Experts:
Canada 150 marks a once in a generation milestone. The RCM leveraged this anniversary to bring Canadians together to celebrate diversity, tell stories, inspire, and help build a lasting legacy for future generations. The Canada 150 campaign was carefully designed to create a consistent look, feel and message across all platforms – TV, radio, print, social media, events and website.
BEST NEW COMMEMORATIVE OR TEST COIN
Bank of Mexico:
Bimetallic 20 peso coin comprised of two alloys, one in the center of the coin (nickel and copper) and the other in its peripheral ring (bronze-aluminum). The event alludes to the enactment of Mexico’s Magna Carta, which has its origins in the Mexican Revolution.
Best New Coin Innovation
State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg & Bavarian State Mint on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany: Tri-Material Coin with Polymer Ring
The new tri-material-coin presents the coin-novelty with a translucent red coloured polymer ring which connects the centre and outer ring. The attractive polymer ring not only enhances the coin ‘s aesthetic value, it also increases the degree of protection against counterfeits.
BEST NEW CIRCULATING COIN OR SERIES
The Royal Mint (on behalf of Her Majesty’s Treasury (UK’s Ministry of Finance):
The new coin has 12 sides, is bimetallic and contains a range of hidden and visible security features, including The Royal Mint’s High Security Feature. The original design helps the coin to stand out clearly from the other UK coin denominations and its 12-sided shape clearly identifies it from other countries’ coins. The designs on the obverse and reverse of the coin are uniquely British, with the Queen’s effigy on the obverse complemented by iconic emblems from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales featuring on the reverse.