“You rock, Chris. Excellent job, the figures display a sense of dignity.”

—John Mercanti, Chief Engraver
United States Mint, Philadelphia

 

2019

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2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary
Commemorative Gold Coin
Sculpt by Phebe Hemphill
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2019 America the Beautiful
San Antonio Missions Quarter
Sculpt by Joe Menna
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

2018

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2018 America the Beautiful
Block Island National Wildlife Refuge Quarter
Sculpt by Phebe Hemphill
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2018 World War I Centennial
Marine Corps Silver Medal
Sculpt by Michael Gaudioso
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2018 World War I Centennial
Navy Silver Medal
Sculpt by Michael Gaudioso
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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WINNER
FIRST PLACE

NATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION
2018 Sgt. Henry Johnson
Commemorative Silver Round
Copyright Ferris Coin Co.

 

2017

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WINNER
2019 COIN OF THE YEAR AWARD
BEST GOLD COIN
2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin
Sculpt by Michael Gaudioso
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2017 Native American $1 Coin
Sequoyah and the Cherokee Syllabary
Sculpt by Charles Vickers
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2017 Boys Town
Commemorative Half Dollar
Sculpt by Renata Gordon
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2017 Boys Town
Commemorative Half Dollar
Sculpt by Phebe Hemphill
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

2016

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2016 Betty Ford First
Spouse $10 1/2 oz Gold Coin
Sculpt by Renata Gordon
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2016 National Park Service
100th Anniversary Commemorative Silver Dollar
Sculpt by Jim Licaretz
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2016 Mark Twain
Commemorative Silver Dollar
Sculpt by Michael Gaudioso
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

2015

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2015 Ladybird Johnson
First Spouse $10 1/2 oz Gold Coin
Sculpt by Renata Gordon
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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Doolittle Tokyo Raiders
Congressional Gold Medal
Sculpt by Don Everhart
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

2014

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NOMINATED
2016 COIN OF THE YEAR AWARD
MOST INSPIRATIONAL
2014 Eleanor Roosevelt
First Spouse $10 1/2 oz Gold Coin
Sculpt by Phebe Hemphill
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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NOMINATED
2016 COIN OF THE YEAR AWARD
MOST INSPIRATIONAL
2014 Eleanor Roosevelt
First Spouse $10 1/2 oz Gold Coin
Sculpt by Renata Gordon
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2014 Native American $1 Coin
Native Hospitality and the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Sculpt by Joseph Menna
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2014 America the Beautiful
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Quarter
Sculpt by Renata Gordon
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

2013

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2013 Edith Roosevelt
First Spouse $10 1/2 oz Gold Coin
Sculpt by Don Everhart
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

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2013 Girl Scouts of the USA
Centennial Silver Dollar
Sculpt by Joseph Menna
Copyright United States Mint. Used with permission.

 

“We’re thrilled to be working with an artist of Chris Costello’s talent. There were so many excellent designs to choose from, but our panel of judges felt that his artwork best captured the spirit of how our city is trying to inspire people with the story of Sgt. Henry Johnson.”

—Mike Dozois
Managing Partner, Ferris Coin Co.