Michael Rizzello

Michael Rizzello designed the 1981 two pounds coin for Jersey.

Born in London of Italian parents, Michael Rizzello attended the Royal College of Art winning both the Drawing Prize and Travelling Scholarship in Sculpture. Studying later in France and Italy, he was awarded the Prix de Rome for Sculpture.

He served an unprecedented term of two 5-year periods as President of the Royal Society of British Sculptors, and works in most sculptural media and scales.

He has designed for Jersey the 1981 Prince Charles and Lady Diana Wedding crown.


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