Information about František Chochola

František Chochola (15 April 1943 - )

František Chochola (also spelled Frantisek Chocola in some sources) is a Czech - German sculptor, illustrator and medalist. Chochola is best known for his illustrations of children's books and the Euro coins he designed. From 1968 he designed medals and illustrated books as a freelance artist in Kolín and Prague. After the the Prague Spring, Chochola emigrated to Hamburg in the early 1970s.

Some of his designs include:
- 10 Deutsche Mark silver commemorative coin “Goethe and Weimar”, 1999
- 10 Deutsche Mark silver commemorative coin “Albert Gustav Lortzing”, 2001.
- Euro Circulation Coin Set of the Republic of San Marino, 2002
- German 10-euro silver commemorative coin “Kassel ”, 2002
- German ten-euro silver commemorative coin “Museum Island Berlin ”, 2002
- German ten-euro silver commemorative coin “Columbus - Europe’s laboratory for the International Space Station ISS”, 2002
- German ten euro silver commemorative coin “125 Birthday of the writer Franz Kafka ”, 2008
- German ten-euro silver commemorative coin “50 years of Gorch Fock”, 2008
- German twenty-euro gold coins “German Forest”, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015
- German 100-euro gold coin “UNESCO World Heritage – Lorsch Monastery ”
- German twenty-euro gold coins “Oriole, black woodpecker”, 2015
- German two-euro silver commemorative coin “Porta Nigra”, 2017
- German twenty-euro silver commemorative coin "100 years of the Weimar Constitution", 2019
- German twenty-euro silver commemorative coin "300th birthday of Freiherr von Münchhausen", 2020
- German twenty-euro silver commemorative coin "Sebastian Kneipp's 200th birthday", 2021

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