2019 Finalists

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

New Generation Currency Coin Series

Central Bank of Mauritania/La Monnaie de Paris

20 Ouguiya Tri-colour Coin

United States Mint

“W” Quarter-dollar Circulating Coin

Royal Canadian Mint
Tri-metal Security Test Token
Three metal pieces comprise one metal ring, with two inserts each of which is approximately half the thickness of the outer ring. This novel geometry results in a coin with two different metals on each side and allows an increased level of security at a cost-effective price.

The Singapore Mint
Visual Inspection Machine
The machine is able to differentiate coins of the same specification that have different designs/visual features/condition/or surface finishing. The machine serves two purposes: (1) to identify coins that are acceptable for recirculation and (2) to sort coins of different designs.

The Singapore Mint
Promotion of Coin Recirculation via Integrated Coin Processing and Management
Introduced coin deposit machines for the public and banks that are available on a 24/7 self-service basis. Coins are returned to the banks, sorted and repackaged before being issued again for recirculation.

Peoples Bank of China/ China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation

China’s High-speed Railway Commemorative Coin

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Armistice Day coin

South African Reserve Bank

Nelson Mandela R5 Commemorative Coin

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Ed Program for the New Philippine Coins
The Coin-Ed Program utilized multiple communication channels to disseminate information aimed at increasing awareness and promoting engagement in the recirculation and proper use of the new Philippine coins.

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Armistice Day Coin Education Program
The Armistice Day Coin launched with an innovative campaign that invited the public to “SPEND IT.  KEEP IT.  REMEMBER.”  The campaign also had a strong educational component.

United States Mint
H.I.P. Pocket Change Website
The website for kids offers a variety of educational games that may be played by children or incorporated in lesson plans by educators.