Seminar on coin design

Date: 
Wednesday, 22. March 2017 - 11:00
Contact: 
Location: 
Eesti Pank

A seminar on coin design will be held by Eesti Pank on Wednesday 22 March at 11.00. The seminar is open to all artists and designers who would like to participate in competitions to design collector and commemorative coins and need to know more about it.

The seminar will cover modern coin-making technology, the design of collector coins, and design requirements for the production of coins. The requirements for making plaster or 3D models of coins will be discussed. The head designer of the Mint of Finland, Erkki Vainio, will speak at the seminar.

Eesti Pank is inviting all artists, graphic designers, jewellers, sculptors and anyone else interested in coin design competitions to attend the seminar. Top coin designers will give additional advice on the minting of coins. The seminar will run from 11.00 to 13.00 and will be held in English. Participation is free.

To attend the seminar, please register by 17 March at the latest by emailing raha [at] eestipank.ee or calling 668 0723.

More on the design competitions:

  • Eesti Pank announced a competition on 3 March to design a silver and a gold collector coin dedicated to the centenary of the Republic of Estonia. The competition runs until 3 May. For more on the competition, see the Eesti Pank website.