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Medal - Coronation of King George V & Queen Mary Commemorative, Great Britain, 1911 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20799

Summary:
Great Britain
Medal - Coronation of George V, 1911 (AD)
Mint: London
Other Details: This was the official medal issued to commemorate the coronation of George V in 1911. It was sold throughout the British Empire including from the Melbourne Mint.
Description:
A silver medal (51 mm diameter) featuring busts of King George V and Quen Mary by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 51 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: celebrations, king george v coronation 1911, royal coronations, crown, george v mary crowned june 1911, english language, george v mary coronation medal, queen mary, plates
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Mary (1867-1953), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal coronations
Series: British Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1911 AD
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of the King facing left, around, GEORGE V CROWNED JUNE 22 1911. Before the King an orb, below which the artist's initials BM
Reverse Description: Crowned bust of the Queen wearing ornate pearl necklace; around, QUEEN MARY JUNE 22 1911; artist's initials on base of bust, B.M.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGE V CROWNED JUNE 22 1911 BM
Reverse: QUEEN MARY JUNE 22 1911
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Australia, 1911
Person Depicted: King George V
Person Depicted: HM Queen Mary

Comments

Josh Posted on 31 Dec 2009 10:23 AM
I have this coin and cannot find its value anywhere else on the internet. Any Idea on how much this would be worth?
Discovery Centre Posted on 31 Dec 2009 1:39 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Josh, thanks for your question. You may be able to get a valuation of your coin from the Numismatics [Explicit] of Australia or an independent valuer. http://naa-online.com/
Discovery Centre Posted on 31 Dec 2009 1:39 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Josh, thanks for your question. You may be able to get a valuation of your coin from the Numismatics Association of Australia or an independent valuer. http://naa-online.com/
mark johnson Posted on 13 Jan 2010 7:59 PM
Hi i have got a George V comemorative coin about 55mm dia in a snakes skin box would you be interested
many thanks
mark

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