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Medal - Coronation of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Commemorative, Victoria, Australia, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33133

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.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.98 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height to top of lug 28 mm.

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Tagged with: celebrations, king george vi coronation 1936, royal coronations, league of sailors soldiers
Themes this item is part of: HM Elizabeth, Queen Mother (1900-2002), HRH George VI (1895-1952), Public Life & Institutions Collection
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
Material: White metal
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

virender singh Posted on 25 Jan 2010 12:44 AM
i have a medal its and gold plated medal with one side - H.M.King George VI H.M.Queen Elizabeth (phots of king and queen one sided)
another side-details- king born 14-12-1895,queen born-4-8-1900,married-26-4-1923,accession-11-12-1936,crowned-12-5-1937

i want to know abt this medal and what will be the value of this medal
Discovery Centre Posted on 25 Jan 2010 3:04 PM
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