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William H. Key

Biography

(born ca. 1828)

Born in Brooklyn, New York. Employed as assistant engraver for the U. S. Mint 1864 to 1892. Engraved dies for Kane expedition medal and a medal for Archbishop Wood.

Engraved dies for several mint medals:

Fulton Institute (Julian AM-23)

Lancaster County Agricultural and Mechanical Society (Julian AM-27)

New Hampshire Agricultural Society obverse (Julian AM-57)

City College of New York (Julian CM-14)

City College of New York (Julian SC-17)

Pittsburgh Female College (Julian SC-42)

bio: Fielding; P-F; Stauffer

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies

 

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