John Mercanti, the Artist Behind 100+ Great American Coin Designs

Sculptor John Mercanti at work

John enjoyed 37 years as the lead engraver for the United States Mint, one of the longest tenures in history. During his illustrious career he was responsible for the design of over 100 popular coins and medals. This impressive track record has never been bestowed on any other engraver before, or since. Continue reading