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W. W. Wroth

revised by Christopher Marsden

Moore, Joseph (1817–1892), medallist and die-sinker, was born at Eastbourne, Sussex, on 17 February 1817, the son of Edwin Moore, a builder of hothouses, who temporarily left his business during the Peninsular War (1807–14) and in a fit of enthusiasm joined the 10th hussars...

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Roettier [Roettiers] family (per. c. 1620–1784), die-engravers and medallists, came to prominence with Philip Roettiers (1596–1669). He was born in Antwerp on 20 December 1596, was a goldsmith by training and a medallist by speciality; indeed, he was the founder of a dynasty of engravers and medallists who for two centuries graced their art and were of service in various capacities to the kings of ...

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W. W. Wroth

revised by Matthew Craske and Lesley Craske

Simon, Thomas (bap. 1618, d. 1665), medallist and seal-engraver, was baptized on 26 April 1618 at the French protestant church in Threadneedle Street, London. He was the fourth son of Peter (or Pierre) Simon, a merchant, a native of London but of French descent, and his wife, ...

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Leonard Charles Wyon (1826–1891) by Wilhelm Kullrich, 1851 © Copyright The British Museum

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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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William Wyon (1795–1851) by Leonard Charles Wyon, 1854 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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, ...