|Known for||15th General Engraver of the mint|
Pierre-Joseph Tiolier (17 March 1763 – 1819) was a French engraver who was appointed the 15th Engraver-General of France.
Pierre-Joseph Tiolier was born of French parents in London, England on 17 March 1763, the youngest of at least fourteen children. His family originated in Auvergne and included lawyers, businessmen, doctors, clergymen and civil servants. His father, Joseph Tiolier of Cournon, Auvergne was established as a master confectioner in Lons-le-Saunier in 1840. Pierre-Joseph Tiolier was taught by his brother-in-law, Pierre-Simon-Benjamin Duvivier.
Tiolier was appointed controller of coins at the Paris Mint on 24 Frimaire year IV (14 December 1795). He was named Engraver-General of France by Napoleon, the First Consul, on 11 Germinal year XI (1 April 1803). In 1816 he resigned his position in favor of his son, Nicolas-Pierre Tiolier (1784-1853). In 1817 he was commissioned by the scientist James Smithson to make a bust medallion, which showed Smithson in profile. Pierre-Joseph Tiolier died in 1819.
- 5 Francs Bonaparte First consul (year XI et XII)
- 5 Francs Napoléon Emperor of the French Empire (1809-1815)
- 5 Francs Louis XVIII of France (1814-1815)
- 10 Franken 1813 Jérôme Bonaparte, King of Westphalia
- 20 Francs, gold, 1813
- 40 Francs, gold, 1812
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- Théret, Philippe (2014). "Tiolier Pierre-Joseph". Les amis du Franc. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- Webb, Percy (1907). The Reign and Coinage of Carausius. Рипол Классик. ISBN 978-5-88181-419-9. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- Pierre-Joseph Tiolier in American public collections, on the French Sculpture Census website