Eesti Pank is calling for designs for a silver coin dedicated to Friedrich Akel



Eesti Pank has announced a competition to design a collector coin dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Friedrich Karl Akel, which will be open to individual designers or to groups.

At the proposal of the advisory committee, the central bank will issue a silver collector coin with a nominal value of 15 euros in 2021, which will be dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Estonian statesman, politician, diplomat and doctor Friedrich Karl Akel (1871-1941).

Individuals and groups of designers are welcome to participate in the design competition, and designers may submit multiple designs to the competition. Designs should be sent to Eesti Pank by 12.00 on 30 April 2020 at the latest.

The prize for the winner of the design competition is 2000 euros, while the second-placed design will win 700 euros and third-placed 500 euros. The results of the competition will be announced by Eesti Pank at the end of August 2020 at the latest.

See the detailed conditions for entry to the design competition for the silver collector coin dedicated to the hundred and 50th anniversary of the birth of Friedrich Karl Akel.

Eesti Pank is happy to receive suggestion for collector and commemorative coins by post or email or through its website. The bank passes all the suggestions it receives to the advisory committee for analysis and expert opinion. The proposals of the advisory committee are used by the management of Eesti Pank when they decide on which commemorative and collector coins to issue.

For further information:
Piret Luhakooder
Cash and Infrastructure Department
Tel: 668 0791
Email: [email protected]

Hanna Jürgenson
Eesti Pank
Tel: 668 0959, 5692 0930
Email: [email protected]
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