Tag: coin design


Boys Town commemorative coin design

I’m thrilled to announce that my coin design work will soon touch two countries: Canada (where I currently live) and – in 2017 – the United States (where I was …

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Two new coins – hawk and cougar

I designed these two new releases from the Royal Canadian Mint: The background field on this silver bullion coin has fine lines radiating from the center, which is a nice …

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A seahorse in Canada??

When I received an assignment from the Royal Canadian Mint last year to design a coin featuring a Canadian seahorse, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to draw one. …

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In silver: Polar Bear leaps from one ice floe to another

First in a new series of $50 coins is this recent release by the Royal Canadian Mint; a polar bear leaping from one ice floe to another. I worked on …

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Silver Peregrine Falcons

I illustrated this recent offering by the Royal Canadian Mint (pictured above) that shows a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), the world’s most widespread bird of prey. The Peregrine’s primary prey …

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Two new coin designs featuring Canadian icons: Maple leaves and Beaver

The Royal Canadian Mint recently released two silver collector coins engraved with my illustration of a bouquet of maple leaves and of a swimming beaver. The former, which shows a …

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Bighorn Sheep in Gold and Platinum

This very small (11 mm) gold coin featuring my illustration of a Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep is now available at the Royal Canadian Mint’s website. This design is the third …

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It’s finally Spring!

  After much delay, I think Spring has arrived here in Southern Ontario. Yesterday I saw the first butterfly of the year, this Mourning Cloak: It’s a bit of a …

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Two new Mythical Creatures illustrations on coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Earlier this summer the Royal Canadian Mint released a collector coin featuring my illustration of the Memphré, a mythical creature said to inhabit Lake Memphremagog (on the border of Quebec …

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Sasquatch illustration featured on Royal Canadian Mint coin

The Royal Canadian Mint recently released a 25-cent colored collectable coin featuring my illustration of a Sasquatch. This coin is first in a series of three Mythical Creatures designs geared toward …

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