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Medal - Coronation of King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra Commemorative, Ballarat City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1902 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 21086

Summary:
Australia Victoria Ballarat
1902 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
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. This medal, issued by the Ballarat City Council, names Cr J.J. Brokenshire, as well as other public servants.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Height), 27 mm (Width)
Weight: 8.75 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: With loop extended, height is 45 mm.

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Tagged with: celebrations, king edward vii coronation 1902, royal coronations
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Wannenmacher Collection, HRH Edward VII (1841-1910), Municipality of Ballarat, Victoria, HM Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: royal coronations
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1902 AD
Obverse Description: At centre, within line circle conjoined busts of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra; around, ALEXANDRA * CORONATION * EDWARD VII; below, 1902.
Struck on a shield shaped flan with a crown and loop at the top
Reverse Description: ISSUED BY / CITY COUNCIL, BALLARAT / J.J. BROKENSHIRE, MAYOR / - COUNCILLORS - / C.C. SHOPPEE J.P. J.M. BARKER / J. HEINZ J.P. R.G. MIDDLETON / J. WHYKES J.P. J.P. MURRAY J.P. / R. PEARSE J.P. / F. WILLIAMS / - 19+02 / V.J. DUTHIE, TOWN CLERK
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: Shield
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1902
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1902
Commissioned By: City of Ballarat, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1902
Person Depicted: King Edward VII, 1902
Person Depicted: HM Queen Alexandra
Person Named: Councillor James Brokenshire - Ballarat City Council, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1902

Four other members of the Council also named on the medal - see the reverse description.
References: Car.1902/2

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greg Posted on 27 Nov 2009 3:03 AM
Hello I was wondering what the value of this medal is today in australia? Thank you
Discovery Centre Posted on 06 Dec 2009 10:15 AM
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