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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 became a toy designer. In the early 1960s, he created the Visible Man and the Visible Woman – anatomically accurate models of the human body.

In the 1970s, Jovine turned his attention to medallic art and coin design. He designed the 1987 200th Anniversary of the Constitution gold $5. In 1987, the American Numismatic Association awarded Jovine its prestigious Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture.


CoinWeek Coin Profiles: The Designs of Marcel Jovine


United States 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar

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