OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- APMEX, Inc., one of the largest online retailers of Gold, Silver and other Precious Metals announced today the launch of the second APMEX Grand Design Challenge. Designers can submit their Silver round designs via email and the winning design will be used to create the 2014 APMEX Commemorative Silver Round. Details of the design contest can be found here.
Contest participants are invited to design their dream Silver round in line with the "All American" theme. Designs have to be for a 1 oz round that is 38.5 mm in diameter without country of origin or denomination. Designs need to be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org in a pdf, jpeg, gif, bmp, ai, psd, or eps format before 5PM (EDT) Aug. 23, 2013. On or about Aug. 27, 2013, the APMEX Management team will judge all eligible entries received. The judges will choose five finalists and APMEX will invite customers to vote for their favorite design. APMEX Management team will take customer votes into consideration while selecting a final winner. The winner will be announced on Sept. 13, 2013.
The winner will receive a check for $1,000, round trip airfare for two to Oklahoma City, one night accommodations and a guided tour of APMEX headquarters.
Michael Haynes, chief executive officer of APMEX, Inc., said, "We are so excited to run this design contest once again. Last year's winner produced one of the most popular Silver rounds for 2013 and we hope to see very creative and innovative designs from our customers again this year. As always APMEX is constantly looking for ways to connect with our great customer base and this is just one of those many ways."
About APMEX, Inc.
APMEX, Inc., one of the largest online retailers of Gold, Silver and other Precious Metals products, offers one of the world's largest retail selections including all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells all types of Royal Canadian Mint products including Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium Maple Leaf coins, as well as South African Gold Krugerrand coins. APMEX is a member of the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets. For additional information, visit www.APMEX.com or call 800.375.9006.
Media Contact: Thomas Randon, APMEX Inc., (405) 595-2100, ext. -373, Thomas.Randon@APMEX.com
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