King James Bible 400th Anniversary £2 Gold Coin

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This is pretty unique— The King James Bible 400th Anniversary £2 Gold Coin from the Royal Mint. I think it’s great this Bible translation has been recognised with words straight from John 1:1: “In the Beginning was the Word”. Amen to that! Take a look at some photos of this coin and a little on the the design of it…

King James Bible 400th Anniversary £2 Gold Coin Images and Information

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King James Bible 2 pound Coin in box

Few books have had such an impact on the world as the King James Bible. First published in 1611, its influence on the English language is still evident today and it remains one of the best loved Bible translations.

The very spirit of the King James Bible is brilliantly captured on the £2 coin celebrating its 400th anniversary. Cleverly reminding us that printing concerns were at the heart of the matter in 1611, the commemorative reverse design displays the first words from the book of John [Read more].

King James Bible 2 pound Coin detail

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King James Bible £2 Coin Designed by DesignStudio…

Following a five way pitch, of which were the only design agency, we were briefed to design a coin to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. The translation and printing of the King James Bible was a pioneering communicative feat which enabled the Bible to be accessible on a mass scale. After a ban on the printing and importation of the competing Geneva version into England, the King James version became the most widely accepted translation [Read more].

King James Bible 2 pound Coin on white background

Credits: Images Copyright © The Royal Mint and Wearedesignstudio.com.

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Above: You can read about the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible over The Royal Mint. I must admit, the KJV isn’t a version I read (I read the ESV Study Bible), but I do sometimes refer to certain versions to compare translations. If you want to know more about the KJV, read What is the King James Version (KJV)? over on GotQuestions.com.

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