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Robert Lowe, Coin Designer

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Robert Lowe




Robert Lowe was an engraver at the Royal Mint, UK. I believe he retired some years ago. I have no other biographical details about him.
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UK, 2 pounds, 2004.




Richard Trevithick was the inventor of the first steam-powered locomotive to run successfully on rails. The design seen above was the work of Robert Lowe, and it celebrates the 200th anniversary of the journey of the Penydarren locomotive, which made its historic journey in Merthyr Tydfil in February 1804.
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Bermuda, $1, 1987.




Robert Lowe's design celebrates the 50th Anniversary of commercial air travel in Bermuda.
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Robert Lowe produced the reverse designs of the current Jersey circulation set: the penny to the 50 pence. This superbly designed set features some of the landmarks of that beautiful island.




See also:

Jersey: architecture designs

Milestones in the decimal coinage of Jersey.
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New Zealand, 5 dollars, 2002.




Robert Lowe's design celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.
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MCz

Robert Lowe is also designer of the series of 18 coins from Golden Age of Steam series (6 different designs from Jersey, 6 from Guernsey and 6 from Alderney) from 2004/reissued also in 2006.