20 Aug 2014
Supporting the centuries-old tradition of giving zodiac coins at the Lunar New Year
Celebrate the very best of British life with limited edition coins of great beauty.
The Royal Mint has been at the heart of British culture since it was founded more than 1000 years ago. Coins from The Royal Mint have told the tales of monarchs, marked the passage of time and the making of a nation through the centuries.
The King James Bible is a similar stalwart of British life – a triumph of both printing and poetry when first published in 1611, it remains one of the best loved books in the world. 400 years later, The Royal Mint proudly offers the beautiful St James Bible coin, bearing the first words of the book of John, ‘In the beginning was the Word...’