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Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Designer of the Multi-million Dollar Coin

Augustus Saint-Gaudens rose to fame as the great designer of the world’s most valuable American coin ever. In 1888, Augustus was born in Dublin, Ireland. When he was around six months old, his family moved to America. Born of a French father and an Irish mother and now, being raised in New York, Saint-Gaudens had a very rich and very diverse cultural background. Being attracted to the world of the […]