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CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Percy Metcalfe

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Percy Metcalfe

English coin designer Percy Metcalfe (1895-1970) studied art and sculpture before volunteering for military service at the outset of World War I. Despite sustaining a serious injury during his service, Metcalfe resumed his career as an artist. His work began to receive national acclaim in early 1920s. His harp design bested a stiff competition to […]

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Bernd Wendhut

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Bernd Wendhut

German artist Bernd Wendhut has designed a number of circulating and commemorative coin designs for Germany.   CoinWeek Coin Profiles: The Designs of Yvette Gastauer-Claire 2015 Germany 2015 25 Years of Unity 25 Euro Silver Coin  

Royal Canadian Mint Launches 6th Numismatic Catalogue of 2015

Royal Canadian Mint Launches 6th Numismatic Catalogue of 2015

The spirit of sports and pop culture stand out on the Mint’s newest collector coins The Royal Canadian Mint has launched a variety of stunning coins to begin the summer season, starting with the fine silver and gold plated coins celebrating the Toronto 2015™ Pan Am/ParaPan Am Games, as well as a new flight of […]

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Marcel Jovine – VIDEO: 6:16.

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Marcel Jovine – VIDEO: 6:16.

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Marcel Jovine. Marcel Jovine’s work has appeared on numerous public and private pieces, including medals produced for the American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Medallic Arts Company, and commemorative coins struck by the U.S. Mint. Watch this video to learn more.     Copyright © […]

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Marcel Jovine

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Marcel Jovine

Marcel Jovine (1921 – January 20, 2003). Born in Castellammare di Stabia, Italy. Attended Italian Military Academy. During World War II, Jovine served in the Italian Army and was captured by allied forces. He was interned at a Prisoner of War Camp in Pennsylvania. After the war, he immigrated to the United States and married. He […]

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Don Everhart – Video: 7:41.

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Don Everhart – Video: 7:41.

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Don Everhart. Everhart began his career as an artist for the Franklin Mint, where he worked until 1980. Since that time, he has designed and sculpted numerous coins, including the 2005 Nickel obverse (sculpt), 2005 California State Quarter reverse (sculpt), 2006 Benjamin Franklin […]

U.S. Mint Announces 2015 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

U.S. Mint Announces 2015 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

The United States Mint announced the new designs for the 2015 First Spouse Gold Coins today, March 16. The four honorees this year are Bess Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Lady Bird Johnson. Coin design information is below. Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coin Obverse Designer: United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Master […]

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Commemorative Coins: Cassie McFarland’s Glove Design a Perfect Fit

Commemorative Coins: Cassie McFarland’s Glove Design a Perfect Fit

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ……….. There’s something about an old ball glove. That’s the sentiment behind San Luis Obispo, California-based artist Cassie McFarland’s last-minute entry in the Mint’s baseball coin design competition, held earlier this year. Her winning design, entitled “A Hand Full of Gold”, will serve as the common obverse […]

 
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