Information about Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin (30 September 1911 - 9 March 1999)

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, and coin and stamp designer.

Arnold Machin designed the royal portrait which featured on United Kingdom decimal coins from 1968 to 1984. The reverse of the crown issued in 1972 to mark the Silver Wedding of the Queen and Prince Philip was also his work, as were the obverse and reverse of the Silver Jubilee crown of 1977. In addition, he designed the royal portrait which has appeared on definitive British stamps since 1967.

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