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Medal - Coronation of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Commemorative, Great Britain, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16446

Summary:
Australia
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 75 mm (Height), 32 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: celebrations, king george vi coronation 1936, royal coronations, nugent, coronation
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Coronation Awards - Civil
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
DateEra: 1937 AD
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.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: GRI (Translation - George King and Emperor)
CROWNED 12 MAY 1937
GEORGE VI QVEEN ELIZABETH.
Shape: Round with loop and ribbon
Material: Silver
Issued By: England, Great Britain
Awarded To: Senator Leckie, Australia, 1937

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