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Applications for Coins Contest "Coin Constellation-2020" are welcome

Since 1 March 2020 mints, national banks and distributing companies are welcome to submit the application for participation in the XIV International Coins Contest “Coin Constellation-2020”.

Coin Constellation” is the only coins contest to be held on the territory of Russia. During its septennial history it has become one of the most prestigious in the world. Each year more and more coins compete for the right to become the best in the contest nominations. In the XIII international coin contest “Coin Constellation-2019” more than 220 coins participated. Applications received from 33 participants from 23 countries.

To take part in the contest you should send to the organizing committee the corresponding application form and the images of coins. Coins minted since 1 January till 31 December 2019 are admitted to the contest. The application period will last up to 30 June 2020.

This year the contest will be held in nine major nominations:

  • Unique concept

  • Best artistic solution

  • Original technology

  • Best circulation coin

  • Coin classic

  • Souvenir coin

  • Silver coin

  • Gold coin

  • Coin of the year

The winners will be determined by the professional contest committee which comprises experts from the largest numismatic museums, auction houses, numismatic societies, commercial banks, specialized periodicals on coins from different countries.

Traditionally the preferential voting on all the coins submitted to the contest will be organized at the website Everybody can vote for the coin he liked. Internet voting will take place from 10 August till 10 November 2020. The coin which gets the most votes will be given the People’s Choice Award.

The organizer of the contest is Russian Publishing House Water Mark, the publisher of the specialized magazine on coins and medals and the organizer of the International Coin Conference and Exhibition COINS.

You can get the further information about the terms of participation from the organizing committee and on the website There you can also follow the contest news as well as get acquainted with the winners of the previous contest and watch the videos of the awarding ceremonies.

Contest coordinator:

Yanina Ivchenko,;

Tel.: +7 812 495 43 02

Fax: +7-812-325-20-99


To download the application form 

The organizer of the Coin Constellation is Russian
Publishing House Water Mark

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