Slovakia became the spotlight in late January at the global competition for the most beautiful coins, when the Slovak euro coins became the first best and most desired circulation coins. Circulation 2 euro coin gained leadership in this category thanks to the theme double cross on three hills, which the designer is academic. sculptures. Ivan Rehak.
Award for the best and most in-demand circulation coins were ceremonially 29th January 2011 representatives of the National Bank and Mint Kremnica the World Money Fair in Berlin.
Global competition of the most beautiful coins annually announced in several categories renowned publisher of numismatic literature US-based Krause Publications. This time the coin have competed in five categories, namely, the historically most important coin for the best gold coin, silver coin for the best, the best circulation coins and coin most inspiring. Earlier this year, were announced to the aging of the most beautiful coin of mintage 2009, in which votes elected an international panel of more than 60 members, experts in the field of numismatics.
International award is an extraordinary success story of the designer coin, but it is also the major awards for the National Bank of Slovakia, in the process of preparing to establish a common European currency in the Slovak Republic announced, organized and evaluated anonymous public competition for designs of the national sides of euro circulation coins. This rare award comes just two years while the euro as valid the Slovak currency. The success of leadership Slovakian circulation coin 2 euros, perceived primarily numismatic general public around the world, it is also Kremnica Mint, which struck the coin.
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