Nicolas Salagnac

The major works of Nicolas Salagnac

This selection of works are representative of Nicolas Salagnac’s expertise and know-how as an engraver and medal maker, Meilleur Ouvrier de France.

Louvre, Mona Lisa and Victoire de Samothrace

The first tourist coin from the Louvre Museum affect its female icons : The famous Joconde (Mona Lisa from Léonard de Vinci), and The  » Victoire de Samothrace ». This is for the R.M.N. They chose […]

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First Trophy Marcel Le Servot

On Monday, November 12th, 2012, the first Trophy Marcel Le Servot (creation of the Nicolas Salagnac Workshop, MOF engraver and medal maker in Lyons) was awarded under the high patronage of François Hollande, President of […]

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The «Challenge Culinaire du Président de la RF»

The working stages for the design and making of the trophies. The « Challenge Culinaire du Président de la République Française » (Cooking contest of the President of the French Republic) shall be awarded at […]

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A work based on a detail of The Abduction of Proserpine

Medallion 1/8th, burnished bronze on a crystal slab. Photograph by Matthieu Cellard. Medallion carved in bas-relief and struck in burnished bronze. This piece is based on a detail from a sculpture by Le Bernin, The […]

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Medal of the Toques Blanches du Monde

Christophe Marguin, President of the Toques Blanches du Monde (« White Chefs’ Hats of the World ») asked me to create a medal for the Toques Blanches du Monde. These bronze golden medals are 80 mm diameter […]

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Medal for the Royal Police of Morocco

Creation and engraving of the new medal for the Royal Police of Morocco, Scientific Institute for Criminal Research. This piece was achieved by the book and the various stages of the making are detailed here. […]

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Medal of the Villa Medicis, Academie de France in Rome

The medal of honor of the Academie de France in Rome, Villa Medicis, was designed and executed by Nicolas Salagnac, engraver and medal maker – Meilleur Ouvrier de France. The Academie de France in Rome, […]

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Medal of the President of the French Republic Sarkozy

The new medal of the President of the French Republic has become official since September 12th, 2008. It has been shown for the first time in Paris when it was presented to the Pope Benedict […]

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International trophy for the « Mondial du Pain »

Design and making of the international trophy for the « Mondial du Pain » (World of Bread Contest), an event organized as part of the SIRHA (Salon international de l’hôtellerie et de la restauration – Hotel and […]

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The official medal of the city of Lyons

On November 29th, 2006, the new medal of the city of Lyons becomes the official medal of the city. Created and engraved by Nicolas Salagnac, engraver and medal maker, Meilleur Ouvrier de France (« Best Craftsman […]

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Médaille Lugdunum, la Table Claudienne à la confluence de l’Histoire et de Lyon, 2004

Médaille sur le thème de la ville de Lyon 1/3. Lugdunum, la Table Claudienne à la confluence de l’Histoire et de Lyon. Éditions Scriptoria Médaille sur le thème de la ville de Lyon 1/3. Lugdunum, […]

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21st MOF competition for steel engraving – 1997/2000

1 – MANDATORY SUBJECT: Based on the drawing of Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, « A young girl’s face », make with a punch or a die a direct steel carving of this subject for the purpose of striking a […]

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