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WYON, William (1795 - 1851), Medallist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WYON, William (1795 - 1851), Medallist, engraver

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1795, in Birmingham; died 29 October 1851, in Brighton.

Medallist, engraver. Coins.

William Wyon was a pupil of his father Peter Wyon. He engraved the coins of the British Empire from 1825 to 1850, as well as numerous commemorative medals.

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