Robert Scot (October 2, 1745 – November 3, 1823) was Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins. Robert Scot was the most prolific engraver of early American patriotic iconography, with symbols and images depicting rebellion, unity, victory, and liberty throughout his career in America.

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  • Robert Scot (October 2, 1745 – November 3, 1823) was Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins. Robert Scot was the most prolific engraver of early American patriotic iconography, with symbols and images depicting rebellion, unity, victory, and liberty throughout his career in America. (en)
  • Robert Scot, né en 1744 et mort le 1er novembre 1823, est un horloger, orfèvre et graveur américain, nommé chef graveur de l'United States Mint, le 23 novembre 1793, par le président George Washington, confirmé à ce poste, le 30 décembre 1793, par le Sénat des États-Unis. Il dessine les premières pièces de monnaie américaines, comme le « Draped bust », le « Silver Dollar » de 1804, le « Flowing Hair dollar » ou encore le « Quarter Eagle » en or. Il reste à son poste jusqu'à sa mort et c'est alors William Kneass qui est nommé chef graveur de la Monnaie. En 1795, ses trois anciens associés, Murray, Draper et Fairham, avec lesquels il avait lancé une imprimerie spécialisée dans les papiers d’État et sécurisés, lancent l'American Bank Note Company. (fr)
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  • Eunice Beal Scot
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  • Robert Scot (October 2, 1745 – November 3, 1823) was Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins. Robert Scot was the most prolific engraver of early American patriotic iconography, with symbols and images depicting rebellion, unity, victory, and liberty throughout his career in America. (en)
  • Robert Scot, né en 1744 et mort le 1er novembre 1823, est un horloger, orfèvre et graveur américain, nommé chef graveur de l'United States Mint, le 23 novembre 1793, par le président George Washington, confirmé à ce poste, le 30 décembre 1793, par le Sénat des États-Unis. Il dessine les premières pièces de monnaie américaines, comme le « Draped bust », le « Silver Dollar » de 1804, le « Flowing Hair dollar » ou encore le « Quarter Eagle » en or. Il reste à son poste jusqu'à sa mort et c'est alors William Kneass qui est nommé chef graveur de la Monnaie. (fr)
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