Designers & Engravers of Pattern Dies
by Q. David Bowers
Entered on April 25, 2001

The following was originally published in the Bowers and Merena Bass I auction sale and is reproduced here courtesy of David Bowers.

Copyright 1999 by Q. David Bowers. Reproduction without the permission of Q. David Bowers is prohibited.

The following biographies represent engravers and designers, mostly employed at the Philadelphia Mint, whose work is known to have appeared on pattern coins. Notes emphasize the patterns created, but in most instances the artists made dies for medals and other works of art as well.


JOSEPH ALEXIS BAILLY

CHARLES EDWARD BARBER
CHARLES EDWARD BARBER

WILLIAM BARBER

CHRISTIAN GOBRECHT
CHRISTIAN GOBRECHT

WILLIAM KNEASS
WILLIAM KNEASS

JAMES BARTON LONGACRE
JAMES BARTON LONGACRE

GEORGE T. MORGAN
GEORGE T. MORGAN

ANTHONY C. PAQUET