Coin Design and Sculpture

Peter and Matthew

The beginning.

Starting in clay

Starting in clay.

working the anatomy

Working the anatomy.


First plaster cast - working in sunk reverse.

Casting the male relief

Casting the male relief...


Splitting the cast to obtain the male positive.

Final Cast

Final sculpting and the relief is complete.

The Cape Mint

After graduating with a Masters Degree in Fine Art at Rhodes University, I joined The Cape Mint (Pty)Ltd. Here I discovered the art of coin and medal manufacturing with master engravers Mauro and Eustachio Pagliari.
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