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Medal - Coronation of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Commemorative, Victoria, Australia, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33132

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Coronation of George VI 1937 (AD)
Mint: P.J. King, Melbourne
Other Details: This is an example of commemorative medals distributed to celebrate the coronation of King George VI in 1937. The coronation date was 12 May, fifteen days earlier than the date intended for the coronation of Edward VIII.
Description:
Conjoined crowned busts left; around, KING GEORGE VI . QUEEN ELIZABETH. CORONATION . 1937 .
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.50 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height to top of lug 28 mm.

More information

Tagged with: celebrations, king george vi coronation 1936, royal coronations, king edward vii coronation 1902
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Elizabeth, Queen Mother (1900-2002), HRH George VI (1895-1952)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal coronations
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1937 AD
Obverse Description: Conjoined crowned busts left; around, KING GEORGE VI . QUEEN ELIZABETH. CORONATION . 1937 .
Reverse Description: In small letters, P.J. KING / MELB.
else plain
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Conjoined crowned busts left; around, KING GEORGE VI . QUEEN ELIZABETH. CORONATION . 1937 .
In small letters, P.J. KING / MELB.
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Copper
Issued By: Victoria, Australia
Mint: P.J. King, Victoria, Australia, 1937
Person Depicted: HM George VI
Person Depicted: HRH The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth
References: Cal. 1937/19

Comments

Cathy Hewett Posted on 18 Jan 2010 5:25 PM
I have one of these medals.I am a republican so it is not of interest to me.Can you advise if it would be wanted by anyone.
Thankyou,
Cathy Hewett
Cathy Hewett Posted on 18 Jan 2010 5:32 PM
Sorry I did not inform you of the reference of this medallion.It is 1937/19
Discovery Centre Posted on 20 Jan 2010 11:58 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
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