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Matthew Peloso


Born in Salerno, Italy. Came to America in 1912. Served in the U. S. Army during WW II 1943 to 1946. Worked as a sculptor in Baltimore. Employed as sculptor-engraver at Philadelphia Mint 1973 to June 2, 1986.

Peloso engraved dies for these medals:

Colorado Centennial reverse 1973 Gerald Ford reverse (USM 140)

William Simon reverse (USM 226)

Mary Brooks second term reverse (USM 320)

Navy Bicentennial reverse (USM 534)

Hubert Humphrey reverse (USM 670)

Leo Ryan obverse (USM 679)

Mark Twain one ounce gold medallion 1981 Truman 100th Birthday 1984 (USM 681)

bio: P-F DOD:SSDI (DOB is inconsistent)

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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