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CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: John M. Mercanti

Named by Mint Director Edmund C. Moy to be the 12th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, John M. Mercanti had a long and accomplished career as a coin designer until his retirement in 2010. In his post-retirement period, Mercanti has re-invented himself as a spokesman for Goldline and an exclusive signor of novelty insert labels for PCGS.

John Mercanti is a recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) coveted Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture.


CoinWeek Coin Profiles: The Designs of John M. Mercanti



1986 American Silver Eagle Reverse



United States 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar




Australia 2015 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1 Dollar Silver Coin

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