The International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) and Currency News are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013Â â€œExcellence in Currency Awardsâ€
In celebration of the art, technology and social integration of individual national currency, we would like to pay tribute to the finalists in each category. Together with The InternationalÂ AssociationÂ of Currency Affairs (IACA) and Currency News, Counting On Currency congratulates each of the finalists and all nominees for contributing to the continued dominance of this long-standing and most respected payment instrument.
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The Finalists are…
The Best New Banknote Series
The awards committee agreed on four finalists;
The States of Jersey Treasury Â£100 note
The Bank of Canada polymer series
The Macao Commemorative note
The Bank of England Â£50 note
The Best New Coin Series
The award for this category for 2013 will be made at the Coin Conference in Berlin (October 28-30)
The Best New Currency Feature
The finalists for the best new feature are:
Neomag Â (SICPA)
Picture Thread (Arjowiggins)
The Best New Currency Innovation, Process or Product
The finalists for this category are:
Catalogue â€œCurrencies of the World” -Â InterCrim Press Russia
Fitness Sorting â€œBrainâ€ software -Â De Nederlands Bank
Super Orlof Intaglio III -Â KBA Nota Sys.
Common Cash Management -Â National Bank of Belgium & De Nederlands Bank
The Best New Currency Public Education Program
The finalists for the public education award are:
Banknotes of the City of Children (Mexico)
Check a Banknote Smartphone APP (Netherlands)
Know Your Currency (Namibia)
The Best Currency Website
The finalists for the website award are: