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Vatican Medal Error Pin

How many times have you heard how important it is to proofread your work before you send it out? Probably maybe a million times? Well right now the Vatican is probably wishing they heard that line a million and one times after the recent spelling mistake found on the new medal commemorating Pope Francis’ first year as the Bishop of Rome.

The medal contained a phrase that Pope Francis said inspired him to join the priesthood as a young man. Instead of using saying “Jesus”, the word came out at “Lesus”. A total of 6,000 medals were produced in both bronze and silver with an additional 200 in gold. This is a large order and not something that can be swept under the rug. The medals were schedule to begin being sold on Tuesday, October 8th, however we are unsure what they plan to do with them now. Possibly a new Vatican paper weight?

Our friends over at UK Daily News have already posted an interesting article regarding the mistake along with a photo of the error:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2452579/Vaticans-commemorative-medal-celebrate-anniversary-Pope-Franciss-reign-misspells-Jesus-Lesus.html

We at Pins.com wrote an article only a couple weeks ago about Common Mistakes with Lapel Pins but we are guessing that the Vatican did not read it. It is extremely important to always make sure to not only get an Art Proof prior to production, but to check it as well. We guess the Vatican is learning the hard way when someone does not proofread before hand.

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Image and link courtesy of Hannah Roberts. Dailymail.co.uk October 10, 2013

 

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