Tag: numismatic illustration


Bald Eagle Bullion

My illustration of a bald eagle carrying a fish can be seen on two different silver coins recently made available by The Royal Canadian Mint. The first is a very …

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Autumn is here!

I thought it appropriate to wait until this first week of fall to post about this coin. Recently released by the Royal Canadian Mint (and 98% sold as of this …

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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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Same design, different finish

Last month, the Royal Canadian Mint announced this Olympic year’s Lucky Loonie coin design, and to my great surprise it is the same design they chose for 2012 – the …

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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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Icebergs are Awe-inspiring and Troublesome subjects

The photo above shows my most recent coin design for the Royal Canadian Mint – Two humpback whales (mother and calf) swimming near a large iceberg. While doing research for …

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Gold Starfish and Silver Niagara Falls

When the Royal Canadian Mint invited me to submit a design for the first coin in a new series of Sea Creatures coins, I was thrilled at the chance to …

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