Meet the designer of the U.S. Mint's new 'modern' Liberty: Something Social

Artwork of Justin Kunz appears on the 2015 American Liberty gold $50 coin
By , Coin World
Published : 09/15/15
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The "modern" Liberty design that appears on the U.S. Mint's gold 2015-W American Liberty, High Relief $50 coin has been a hot topic this year. 

Recently, the designer of the new portrait, BYU illustration professor Justin Kunz, discussed his design and what inspired it in a YouTube video from the university. 

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"I wanted Liberty to have that sense of strength but also beauty," Kunz said. 

Watch the full video below.

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