The five shortlisted coin designs for European Flag issue in 2015

Euro Zone €2 commemorative design competition – VOTE NOW !

Are you one of these people that constantly moan about the ugly designs of the ‘new’ euro coins and banknotes? Well, this is your chance to help them (the European Central Bank) get it right ! In July 2015, the nineteen ‘full members’ of the Euro Zone area will jointly issue a commemorative euro coin…

Controversy follows 1927 Irish coin design competition results

In 1922 Ireland won its independence from Britain after a two-year War of Independence and protracted negotiations in London.  The team, authorized to negotiate on behalf of Dáil Eireann, signed a treaty and, after ratification by ‘simple majority’ in the Dáil and by a referendum vote by the Irish people, the Irish Free State was…