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Medal - Coronation of King Edward VII & Boer War Peace, Australia, 1902 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33095

Summary:
Australia
Medal struck to commemorate both the Coronation of Edward VII and the end of the Boer War 1902 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: The coronation of Edward VII in 1902 prompted major celebrations in Australia. It was an opportunity for the new nation to reaffirm its pride at being a key member of the British Empire. Over 40 different medals were produced around Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Height), 22 mm (Width)
Weight: 3.88 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height to top of extended ribbon and loop 60 mm. weight includes ribbon and pin

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Tagged with: celebrations, king edward vii coronation 1902, royal coronations, second boer war 1899-1902, wars conflicts
Themes this item is part of: HM Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH Edward VII (1841-1910), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal coronations
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1902 AD
Obverse Description: Struck on a cross shaped blank; ar centre od cross, within solid circle a 3/4 left facing bust of Edward VII crowned;
on arms of cross, top, EDWARD / VII right, & ALEXAN- / DRA; left, CORONAT- / ION OF ; bottom, - 1902 JUNE 26
Reverse Description: aAt centre, crowned monogram of ER VII; at left, BRITISH / -BOER / WAR
on right, PEACE / WITH / HONOR
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: cross
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1902
Person Depicted: King Edward VII
Person Named: HM Queen Alexandra
References: Car. 1902/6
Bibliography:
  1. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.

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