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Medal - Coronation of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Commemorative, Great Britain, 1937 Reg. No: NU 16446
George VI Coronation Medal 1937
Awarded to : Senator Leckie
90,000 examples of this medal were issued to selected individuals throughout the British Empire to celebrate the Coronation of King George V on 12 May 1937.
- A silver medal with attached loop and ribbon. The obverse features conjoined half-length busts of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth wearing crowns and robes of state with no legend. The reverse has at the centre a crowned monogram GRI (Translation - George King and Emperor) and below, CROWNED 12 MAY 1937; around, GEORGE VI QVEEN ELIZABETH.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Judge Roland Leckie, 1983
|Dimensions:||75 mm (Height), 32 mm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||celebrations, king george vi coronation 1936, royal coronations, nugent, coronation|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Coronation Awards - Civil|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Obverse Description:||Conjoined half-length busts of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth wearing crowns and robes of state with no legend.|
|Reverse Description:||At the centre a crowned monogram GRI (Translation - George King and Emperor) and below, CROWNED 12 MAY 1937; around, GEORGE VI QVEEN ELIZABETH.|
|Inscriptions:||GRI (Translation - George King and Emperor)
CROWNED 12 MAY 1937
GEORGE VI QVEEN ELIZABETH.
|Shape:||Round with loop and ribbon|
|Issued By:||England, Great Britain|
|Awarded To:||Senator Leckie, Australia, 1937|