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Israel Coin & Medal Corporation - The Fifth International Bible [Lot: 2584] Price*: $118  
Israel Coin & Medal Corporation - The Fifth International Bible
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 Israel Coin & Medal Corporation - The Fifth International Bible
Technique: Bronze/TombacDimensions: 59x59 cm. (23.2x23.2 in.)
Framed:Signature: no
Provenance: Private collectionYear created:
Remarks:
State Medal, 5741-1981, #15077591, bronze/tombac, 59 mm diameter, 98 gr. weight, quantity - 2,661 units.

After a lapse of twelve years, the International Bible Contest for adults was reinstated and the fifth one took place in Israel in September 1981. The Bible contests are intended to bring together men and women from various nations, faiths and professions who revere both the Bible and its studies, The fifth contest drew representatives from thirty-two countries. The contest will now take place regularly, once every four years.

Obverse of medal:
An oil lamp representing the man "who burns the midnight oil" while studying. The citation "And they understood the reading of the Bible" together with the source (Nehemiah 8:8) in Hebrew and English.
Reverse of medal:
A verse prophetically foreseeing people of sundry nations coming to Jerusalem "Many peoples of many languages, will come to Jerusalem to seek the Lord" Zachariah 8:22, 1 -23, appears in Hebrew and English. Around the rim, the legend "Fifth International Bible Contest, 5741" in Hebrew with the English translation bearing the date 1981.
Edge:
The State emblem and the words "State of Israel" in Hebrew and English.

Designer:
Obverse - Gideon Kaich; Reverse - Asaf Berg.
Engraving:
Moshe Nov.
Mint:
Kretschmer, Jerusalem.

Serialization:

All the medals are numbered.

The information was taken from Israel Coin & Medal Corporation website.
* Price includes buyer's premium with VAT
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Item Tags:  medal  israel  bronze  tombac  jerusalem  religious  bible 
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