Gordon Summers




Gordon Summers, Chief Engraver at The Royal Mint has been at the helm of some of the most important coin and medal developments of the 21st Century since 2008 .
These include the last definitive portrait of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, which was the first to be modelled digitally, the 2012 Olympic medals and the effigy of King Charles III.
Gordon’s career at The Royal Mint spans over 30 years with him starting in 1992 as a Trainee Engraver. His expertise, and knowledge have helped to shape coin design in recent decades.
Gordon currently works with team to develop future capabilities at The Royal Mint. With advancements in minting, he has identified leading-edge technology to develop new engraving techniques. This high-tech approach is balanced with Gordon’s understanding of the traditional skills and craftmanship applied to coin and medal design.