What the Designer Wanted - And What We Got

Eckberg, Bill
January 2008
Virginia Numismatist;Winter2008, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p9
The article offers information on various coin designs in the U.S. Two examples of 20th century includes Augustus St. Gaudens, popular sculptor, redesigned the Double Eagle and done over by Henry Hering, Gauden's assistant and lastly by Charles Barber. James Earle Fraser's Buffalo nickel came six years later with utmost robust design and again was reworked by Charles Barber. It includes a reminisce at retained numismatic Lincolnania as commemorative coin for Abraham Lincoln is presented.


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