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1) Did You Know Series (25) : The prestigious Krause Publications Annual World Coin Competition - Winners of the COTY 2015 and other 10 Category winners
2) Krause Publications Awards Coin of the Year and other Category winners - 2016
3) Coin of the Year and winners of the 10 sub-categories- 2017
In this year's competition, coins issued during 2016 were eligible to be nominated:
In addition, this coin was also the winnerof the Most Innovative Coin Category.
Joan of Arc, France, 200 Euros Gold Coin:
Jeanne d'Arc or Joan of Arc of "The Maid of Orleans" or "La Pucelle" 200 Euro Gold coin was the first of the "Three famous French Women from the Medieval Period series" brought out by the Monnaie de Paris in July 2016. The Series based on its popularity was extended to cover more famous French women.