Designer. The artist who executes an original coin or medal design. Abbreviated des or d. The designer differs from a delineator who outlines the design, or, perhaps makes a rough sketch. The designer executes the design whether it is his original concept or not.
excerpted with permission from
For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators
COMPILED AND WRITTEN BY D. WAYNE JOHNSON
Roger W. Burdette, Editor