William Wyon

(1795 - 1851)
William Wyon, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

Wyon was born in Birmingham and, in 1809, was apprenticed to his father, Peter Wyon who was an engraver and die sinker. In 1816, he went to London. He studied the works of John Flaxman, attended the schools of the Royal Academy, and gained a gold medal from the ...
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