a designer, maker, or collector of medals
mainly sport a winner or recipient of a medal or medals
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How to use medallist in a sentence
Mantegna's own genius has inspired this masterpiece, which tradition assigns to the medallist Sperando Maglioli.
Another evidence of Pisano's practice as a medallist will be noticed in the gilt embossed work of St. George's sword and spurs.
After studying the plastic art in Italy and at Paris, he worked for a few years as a medallist in his native city.
He had been a chancellor's medallist himself, and, in virtue of his medal, was listened to in parliament before the war.
His skill as a medallist caused him to find patrons in almost every court in Italy and to be welcomed at them all in turn.The Story of Verona | Alethea Wiel