Michael Rizzello, Coin Designer

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


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St Lucia, 5 dollars, 1986.  Papal visit.
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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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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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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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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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Rwanda, 200 francs, 1972.  An independence commemorative combined with a FAO-themed design.

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Mr Rizzello designed the reverse of this FAO-themed Jordanian quarter dinar coin of 1969, featuring an olive tree.

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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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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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Bermuda issued a special one dollar coin.

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The Bahamas commemorated the wedding of Charles and Diana with a 10 dollar coin.
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The Cayman Islands issued a 10 dollar coin portraying the Royal couple.
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Jamaica, 10 dollars, 1981.  Another Rizzello portrait.
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Jersey issued a similar Rizzello portrait on a 2 pound coin.



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