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Medal - Coronation of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Commemorative, Broken Hill City Council, New South Wales, Australia, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34750

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Broken Hill
Coronation of George VI 1937 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
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:
Donation from Andrew Reeves - Museum of Victoria, 1991
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 85 mm (Height), 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.63 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height with ribbon extended

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Tagged with: celebrations, king george vi coronation 1936, royal coronations
Themes this item is part of: G.A. Miller & Sons, Medal Makers, Sydney, New South Wales, Municipality of Broken Hill, New South Wales, 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: Within two ovals at centre, facing crowned busts, above, AUSTRALIAN, below, CELEBRATIONS;
around, TO COMMEMORATE THEIR MAJESTIES CORONATION * MAY 1937 *
Reverse Description: PRESENTED / BY THE / BROKEN HILL / CITY COUNCIL / E.J. BARNES. MAYOR / C. CROWLEY / TOWN CLERK / MILLERS
Inscriptions: Within two ovals at centre, facing crowned busts, above, AUSTRALIAN, below, CELEBRATIONS;
around, TO COMMEMORATE THEIR MAJESTIES CORONATION * MAY 1937 *
PRESENTED / BY THE / BROKEN HILL / CITY COUNCIL / E.J. BARNES. MAYOR / C. CROWLEY / TOWN CLERK / MILLERS
Shape: Round with loop and ribbon
Material: Aluminium
Issued By: Broken Hill City Council, Broken Hill, Barrier Ranges, New South Wales, Australia
Mint: Millers (Mint), New South Wales, Australia, 1937
Person Depicted: HM George VI
Person Depicted: HRH The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth
Organisation Named: Broken Hill City Council, New South Wales, Australia, 1937

E.J. Barnes, Mayor; C. Crowley, Town Clerk.
Person Named: E. Barnes - Broken Hill City Council, New South Wales, Australia
Person Named: C. Crowley - Broken Hill City Council
References: Not listed by Carlisle obv. type as on Car. 1937/24

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