Thomas S. Cleveland Signature Coin

Thomas S. Cleveland is a well-respected designer of coins and medals in America. He is one of the original Master Designers from the US Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program (AIP), who is perhaps best known for his design of the 2007 Platinum Eagle coin. Ever since he joined the program, his designs have been used in over 15 US Mint coins and medals. Since his departure for the US Mint in 2014, Cleveland has still been heavily involved in the numismatic community. Cleveland has been working closely with the Profession Coin Grading Service (PCGS), a third-party rare coin certification company, which he has partnered with to release a series of individually autographed Platinum Eagle coins.

Cleveland’s List of Coin and Medal Credits

Thomas S. Cleveland’s full list of U.S. Mint coin and medal credits is as follows:
  • 2014 Florence Harding First Spouse Gold Coin Series, Obverse
  • 2014 Florence Harding First Spouse Gold Coin Series, Reverse
  • 2013 Meskwaki Nation Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal, Obverse
  • 2013 Choctaw Nation Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal, Obverse
  • 2013 Crow Creek Sioux Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal, Obverse
  • 2013 Crow Creek Sioux Code Talker Congressional Gold Medal, Reverse
  • 2011 Vicksburg Mississippi ATB Quarter, Reverse
  • 2011 United States Army Half Dollar, Reverse
  • 2010 Disabled American Veterans Silver Dollar, Reverse & Inscription
  • 2010 Sacagawea Native American Dollar, Reverse
  • 2009 Anna Harrison First Spouse Gold Coin Series, Reverse
  • 2008 Martin Van Buren First Spouse Gold Coin Series, Reverse
  • 2007 The Platinum American Eagle, Reverse
  • 2007 The Platinum American Eagle 10th Anniversary Set, Reverse
  • 2007 Abigail Adams First Spouse Gold Coin, Reverse

US Mint Artistic Infusion Program

The US Mint Artistic Infusion Program was initially launched in 2003 with the intent of attracting new talent, and Cleveland was one of the first groups of artists to be accepted into the program. His stayed with the US Mint for ten years, from 2004 to 2014 as a Master Designer – one of only three from the original group. Since retiring from the US Mint, Cleveland has been teaching classes in his hometown of Cyprus, Texas at his own art school.