Design Competitions

The U.S. Mint holds commemorative coin program design competitions when authorized by law. Designs are selected through a public competition.

2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Design Competitionbasketball hall of fame 2020 commemorative coin design competition

This public competition is now closed. Please check this site for additional details and updates.

  • Applications Open: March 19, 2019
  • Applications Deadline: April 15, 2019
  • Artists Notified if Selected to Submit a Design: May 2019
  • Submissions Deadline: June 2019
  • Winner Announced By: the end of 2019

 

2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design CompetitionUnited States Mint 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition

This public competition is now closed. Please check this site for additional details and updates.

  • Applications Opened: May 1, 2017
  • Application Deadline: June 29, 2017
  • Artists Notified if Selected to Submit a Design: July 31, 2017
  • Submissions Deadline: September 8, 2017
  • Winner: Gary Cooper

 

2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Design Competition2018 United States Mint Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Design Competition

This public competition is now closed. Please check this site for additional details and updates.

  • Phase One Applications Opened: August 1–October 17, 2016
  • Phase Two Artists Notified: November 14, 2016
  • Phase Two Submission Deadline: January 31, 2017
  • Winner: Emily Damstra

 

WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design CompetitionWWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

This public competition is now closed. Please check this site for additional details and updates.

  • Phase One Applications Opened: February 29, 2016–April 28, 2016
  • Phase Two Submission Deadline: August 16, 2016
  • Winner: LeRoy Transfield
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