It is the second time in history when a coin issued by Latvijas Banka has been recognised the Coin of the Year. The innovative Honey Coin, created by the designer Artūrs Analts, won by a very wide margin, and, quoting the 1 February 2020 press release of the Numismatic News, "the day was sweet as honey" for Latvijas Banka.
Last week, the award winners of the 37th competition Coin of the Year Awards (COTY), hosted by Active Interest Media (AIM; US) and presented by the numismatics magazine World Coin News, were announced at the World Money Fair in Berlin.
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