(1905 - 1992)
Gilroy Roberts was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Gilroy Roberts is known for coin designer, engraving, sculpture.
Biography Gilroy Roberts
Gilroy Roberts was a humble man of major accomplishments. Over the course of his 86 year life, he became an integral member of the numismatic community, designing a number of medals and coins for the United States and abroad. As the ninth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, Roberts solidified his reputation and place in American history, not only through his remarkable skill and expertise, but also by designing what was to become one of the most popular coins in U.S. history - the John F. Kennedy Half Dollar. Indeed, Roberts' contributions to the U.S. and to the world of numismatics were monumental, helping form the standard that all engravers and sculptors to strive for.
Roberts was born in Philadelphia on March 5, 1905. His f
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