The Awarding Ceremony of the winners of the Eleventh International Commemorative Coin Contest “Coin Constellation-2017” was held on 22 September 2017 in Moscow.
It was held in the framework of the Eighth International Coin Conference and Exhibition COINS-2017. This year the competition was presented to 268 commemorative coins from 40 participants from 27 countries. Under the terms of the competition, all these coins were issued from 1 January to 31 December 2016.
Coin “French Excellence Van Cleef &Arpels”, which was made at Monnaie de Paris, took the second place in the nomination “Gold coin of the year”.
Also Monnaie de Paris was awarded the prize “For contribution to the development of the commemorative coin market”.
Rudolf Kremp, deputy commercial director of Monnaie de Paris, could not personally attend the Awarding Ceremony. But he sent a video, where he expressed his gratitude to the organizer of the contest – the Water Mark publishing house, the members of the international jury of the contest, the sponsors of the Eighth International Coin Conference and Exhibition COINS-2017. He also briefly described how the unique coin “French Excellence Van Cleef &Arpels ” was created.