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2 pounds: CM.318-2013

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Maker(s)

Elizabeth II (1952-present) (Ruler)
Obverse designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Royal Mint (Mint)
Reverse designer Stafford, Paul

Description

400th Anniversary of the King James Bible.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2013-06-10) by Knox, Tim (FSA)

Dating

Production date: AD 2011

Components of the work

Object composed of bimetallic Diameter 28.4 mm Weight 12.00 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Design showing the opening verse of St. John's Gospel, showing the verse as printing blocks on the left and printed page on the right.

  • Text: KING JAMES BIBLE/ IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WORD/ 1611-2011
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.318-2013
Primary reference Number: 197917
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 9 April 2014 Updated: Tuesday 30 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "2 pounds" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/197917 Accessed: 2022-07-05 02:01:56

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