John Savage, Coin Designer

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John Savage.


John Savage was born in Littlestone, Kent, England in 1948. He later moved to Gillingham, Kent.

He has produced many fine coin designs, mostly for the Royal Mint (UK).

He attended Medway College of Art and Design, where he studied silversmithing and allied crafts, including chasing.

He attained a Full Technological Certificate of City and Guilds.
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Mauritius, reverse design of the circulation 5 rupees, first issued in 1987.


John Savage produced this exotic design.
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#2

Bermuda, $1, 1985.


Of all John Savage's designs, this is my favourite.

It features a tourist cruise ship, with the Bermuda buttery (butter store house) in the foreground.

See also: Bermuda: boat and ship designs.
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#3

Guernsey, 2 pounds, 1985.


John Savage's design commemorated the end of World War 2 and the liberation of Guernsey.
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#4

Alderney, 2 pounds, 1994.  Anniversary of the Normandy invasion.

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Alderney, 2 pounds, 1993.  40th anniversary of the coronation of QEII.

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Alderney, 1 pound (silver), 1993.

40th anniversary of the coronation of Elizabeth II.
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See also: Jersey: Liberation Anniversary 1985.  The topic shows two unadopted designs by John Savage.
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Cayman Islands, $2, 1994.


John Savage's design commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Wreck of the Ten Sails.
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Gambia, 10 dalasis, 1986.  Commonwealth Games.
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Dominican Republic, 1 peso, 1986.  Central American and Caribbean Games.

You see Mr. Savage's initials just below the bottom right of the shield.


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Falkland Islands, 50 pence, 1995.  VE Day Anniversary.
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Alderney, 2 pounds, 1997. The Queen's Golden Wedding Anniversary.

The Investiture of the Prince of Wales, 1969.
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Vanuatu, 50 vatu, 1997.  Golden Wedding Anniversary of the Queen and Prince Philip.
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Barbados, $1, 1997.  Golden Wedding Anniversary of the Queen and Prince Philip.
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