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.