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date: 19 February 2020

Wyon, Williamlocked

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Wyon, William (1795–1851), die-engraver and medallist, was born in Birmingham and baptized at St Philip's in the city on 23 June 1795, the eldest son of Peter Wyon (1767–1822), a member of the famous Wyon family of die engravers and medallists, and his wife, ...

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