(1909-2001)Designer of the reverse side of the Lincoln Penny and, with Gilroy Roberts, the Kennedy half-dollar. Born and educated in classical art in Philadelphia, Gasparro was first employed as a junior engraver by the U.S. Mint in 1942. By 1965 he was appointed by President Lyndon Johnson as the 10th Chief Engraver. Designed numerous coins and medals, including the Eisenhower and Susan B. Anthony dollar.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 486684 N 4420796|
|Decimal Degrees||39.93718333, -75.15585000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.231', W 75° 9.351'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 13.86" N, 75° 9' 21.06" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 267|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 727 Carpenter St, Philadelphia PA 19147, US|
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