Beautifully designed and in full color, the hardcover book showcases the very best in modern commemorative coinage, perfect for any collector or coin historian A photographic study of coin design and technology spanning the past 30 years The only catalog in existence honoring the prestigious Coin of the Year winning entries Coin of the Year is a must-have book for any collector of modern commemorative coinage, or any collector who appreciates the finest art and minting techniques the numismatics hobby has to offer. The prestigious annual honor of Coin of the Year, often referred to as the Oscars in the numismatics world, symbolizes the year's highest achievement in international numismatic design, artistic vision and craftsmanship. Sponsored by Krause Publications and determined by an expert panel of international judges, the honor of Coin of the Year is symbolic of great accomplishment and recognition of numismatic creation. Readers will enjoy seeing the obverse and reverse image of every COTY winner, spanning the full 30 years of the award. It also features the stats, designer and the story surrounding each overall winner. Perfect for the collector as well as the coffee table, this unique reference is entertaining and informative, and is a must-have addition to every numismatic library. Scarinci, Donald. ISBN: 074962017383. Pub Date: 5/31/2015. Edition: 1. Binding: Hardcover. Size: 8.25x10.875. Pages: 128. Case: 1 .