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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2016, 08:44:59 PM »


Uruguay, 10 Pesos, 1961. 150th anniversary of the uprising of 1811.

 
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2017, 07:11:10 PM »


St Lucia, 5 dollars, 1986.  Papal visit.
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2017, 12:34:50 AM »


Tanzania, obverse of the FAO-themed 5 shilingi coin of 1978



Mr Rizzello design this one-off portrait of President Nyerere from photos provided by Tanzania.

 
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #18 on: December 17, 2017, 07:10:48 PM »


Sierra Leone, 2 leones, 1976.  The obverse shows Siaka Probyn Stevens (1905-1988), the third prime minister of Sierra Leone from 1967–1971 and the 1st president of Sierra Leone from 1971–1985.
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #19 on: December 17, 2017, 10:45:24 PM »


Belize, $50, 1985.  Red-footed booby.





Cayman Islands, $50, 1985.  Snowy egret.





Bahamas, $25, 1985.  West Indian flamingos.



These designs by Michael Rizzello formed a three nation bird conservation set.

Each silver coin was 63 mm in diameter.
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #20 on: December 17, 2017, 11:07:35 PM »


Bahrain, 500 fils, 1968.  Isa Town commemorative.

Mr Rizzello produced this fine portrait of Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Emir of Bahrain.
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #21 on: December 17, 2017, 11:39:27 PM »






Rwanda, 200 francs, 1972.  An independence commemorative combined with a FAO-themed design.

 
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #22 on: December 20, 2017, 10:06:20 PM »


Mr Rizzello designed the reverse of this FAO-themed Jordanian quarter dinar coin of 1969, featuring an olive tree.
 
 
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #23 on: December 21, 2017, 08:46:56 PM »


In 1979 the Turks and Caicos Islands issued a 10 crowns coin and a gold 100 crowns coin to mark the 10th anniversary of the Investiture of the Prince of Wales. 10 crowns is equivalent to 10 US dollars, the official currency on the islands, which are however a British possession.

Michael Rizzello produced several portraits of Prince Charles, always catching the more sombre and serious side of the prince.

 
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #24 on: December 21, 2017, 08:48:08 PM »


In 1979 Jamaica issued a 25 dollar coin to mark the 10th anniversary of the Investiture of the Prince of Wales.

Once more, the portrait was by Mr Rizzello.

 
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #25 on: December 21, 2017, 08:50:27 PM »


Bermuda issued a special one dollar coin.

 
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #26 on: December 21, 2017, 08:51:04 PM »


The Bahamas commemorated the wedding of Charles and Diana with a 10 dollar coin.
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #27 on: December 21, 2017, 08:51:56 PM »


The Cayman Islands issued a 10 dollar coin portraying the Royal couple.
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #28 on: December 21, 2017, 08:56:35 PM »


Jamaica, 10 dollars, 1981.  Another Rizzello portrait.
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Re: Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer
« Reply #29 on: December 21, 2017, 08:57:22 PM »


Jersey issued a similar Rizzello portrait on a 2 pound coin.

 

 
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