Norman E. Nemeth - US Mint Sculptor and Engraver
Mr. Nemeth was born in Newport News, Virginia. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1961, where he served as a jet mechanic in the Strategic Air Command and the Military Air Transport Service. He was honorably discharged in 1965.
Mr. Nemeth attended the Hartford Art School of the University of Hartford. In 1968, while a student, he was commissioned to create a sculpture for the school's permanent collection. Mr. Nemeth received a B.F.A. in sculpture in 1969, and received the Mitchell Award for Excellence the same year.
Following graduation, Mr. Nemeth spent eleven years as a designer-sculptor for the Franklin Mint. For over twenty years, he has done free-lance work for numerous companies including direct mail marketing, coin and medal companies and the holographic industry. Mr. Nemeth has also designed and prepared models for coins, medals, plaques, toys, porcelain, pewter thematic sculpture, dolls, masks and other sculptured products.
Mr. Nemeth conceived, designed, produced and sold sculpture in many northeastern states. He has exhibited sculpture with Gallery Charve in Philadelphia and the Zarick Gallery in Farmington, Connecticut. Mr. Nemeth joined the United States Mint as a sculptor-engraver in 2001.
United States Mint Coin Sculpting Credits
- 2007 Wyoming State Quarter reverse (sculpt)
- 2007 Jamestown gold reverse (sculpt)
- 2003 First Flight Centennial Silver Proof and Uncirculated Coins – reverse (design and sculpt)
- 2001 Olympic Five Dollar - reverse (design and sculpt)
Non-United States Mint Coins / Medals Executed
- 1976 United Nations Peace Medal
- 1976 Belize One Hundred Dollar Piece
- 1976 Malaysian Two Hundred Ringit Piece
- 1974 Trinidad and Tobago Five Cent Piece
- 1973 Commemorative Medal for the entry of West Germany into the United Nations
- 1973 United Nations Peace Medal
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