Jim Peed Signed Silver Eagles
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Jim Peed Silver Eagles:
James Melvin Peed, is a former United States Mint coin designer. Peed was born in Washington, NC and he attended the Corcoran School of Art before attending the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, graduating in 1973.
Peed was the manager of the Exhibit and Arts Department at the United States Mint and was the longest-serving coin designer there. He was responsible for designing the 1984 Olympic $10 Commemorative Gold Eagle, which was adapted by John Mercanti. This 1984 Olympic Commemorative was the first legal tender gold coin struck by the United States Mint since the coins were recalled in 1933.
Peed also designed the 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Silver Dollar, the reverse of the 1992 Olympic $5.00 Gold coin and numerous other coins. Many of his artistic sketches were brought to life by John Mercanti and numerous other US Mint coin engravers.