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Tercentenary of the first published English Bible translated by Coverdale in 1535: CM.438-1989

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Tercentenary of the first published English Bible translated by Coverdale in 1535

Maker(s)

Engraver: Davis, J.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1989) by Unknown

Dating

Production date: AD 1835

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 38.2 mm Diameter 38.2 mm Weight 24.74 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A closed Bible bound by a padlock and chain

  • Text: GREAT BRITAIN UNDER THE DOMINION OF THE CHURCH OF ROME. Around above: . THE BIBLE AND THE BIBLE ALONE IS THE RELIGION OF THE PROTESTANTS Around below: THIRD CENTENARY OCTR. 4 1835
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Miles Coverdale seated pointing to an open Bible, broken chain and padlock on the floor

  • Text: Around: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE FIRST PUBLISHED ENGLISH BIBLE TRANSLATED BY COVERDAL BISHOP OF EXETER . In exergue: OCTR. 4 . 1535 Bottom left DAVIS Bottom right: BIRMM
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.438-1989
Primary reference Number: 229466
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Tercentenary of the first published English Bible translated by Coverdale in 1535" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229466 Accessed: 2024-06-20 22:34:02

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