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Posts tagged ‘chief engraver’

John Sinnock

Most famously known for serving as the eighth Chief Engraver at the US Mint, John Ray Sinnock, was born on July 8, 1888 in the city…

James Longacre

One of the most well known engravers of the US mint during the 19th century was James Barton Longacre. After previous engraver, Christian Gobrecht passed away,…

Joseph Wright

Credited as the first designer of US coin, Joseph Wright, was born July 16, 1756 in Bordentown, New Jersey and lived until September 13, 1793. His…

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