International Coin Design Competition 2020 Most Excellent Work Gold Medal
Obverse (left) / Reverse (right)
*These images are based on the plaster models. They are only for illustrative purposes and the actual products look different in texture.
The International Coin Design Competition (ICDC), an annual competition, to which 37 works from 8 countries for “GENERAL category”, and 373 works from 3 countries for “STUDENT category”, has been held by the Japan Mint since 1998, to encourage creativity and enhance the artistry of coin designs.
The design of the above medal was awarded the prize for Most Excellent Work in the International Coin Design Competition 2020. It was designed under the theme of “From the end of the crisis to the future of hope”; by Mr. NAKATA Shinichi, who is from Japan.
Obverse: Amabie, a legendary supernatural spirit believed to ward off plagues, virus and the inscription “Terminate COVID-19 Amabie.”
Reverse: The inscriptions “The beginning of the new world 2020” and “Miracle, Wisdom, Progress, Courage, Love, Self-reflection, Mercy, Justice.”
Click here for the information about International Coin Design Competition
Click here for the final result of the ICDC 2020
*The medal in the packaging is a picture based on the plaster model. It is only for illustrative purposes and the actual product looks different in texture.
|Composition||99.9% Pure Gold (Fineness Certification* stamped by Japan Mint)|
|Others||Explanatory Sheet in English|
* Mint Certification Mark of Precious Metal Wares (Hallmark)
The Japan Mint examines and certifies the fineness of precious metal wares by stamping specific marks on all wares that pass this examination. These marks are commonly called hallmarks.
Scheduled Sales Quantity: 1,100 pieces / for overseas market: Max. 5 pieces