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Marchant, Nathaniel (1738/9–1816), gem-engraver and medallist, came from a family long-established in the village of Mayfield, Sussex. Details of his parentage and birth are obscure, although he was possibly the son of another Nathaniel Marchant (b. 1702), at one time an apprentice watchmaker. ...

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Metcalfe, Percy (1895–1970), coin, medal, and seal designer and sculptor, was born in Longfield Terrace, Alverthorpe, Wakefield, Yorkshire, on 14 January 1895, the son of John Metcalfe, a mechanic, and his wife, Hannah, née Thorpe. He studied at Leeds School of Art and the ...

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Pistrucci, Benedetto (1783–1855), cameo cutter and medallist, was born on 24 May 1783 in Rome, the second son of the three children of Federico Pistrucci and his wife, Antonia Greco. Both parents were Roman, Antonia the daughter of a wealthy merchant and Federico...

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Wyon, Leonard Charles (1826–1891), die-engraver and medallist, was born on 23 November 1826 at the Royal Mint, London, the second of the five children of William Wyon (1795–1851), a member of the famous Wyon family of die engravers and medallists, and his wife, ...

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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, ...