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Medal Miniature - Coronation of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Commemorative, Great Britain, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16447

Summary:
Australia
George VI Coronation Medal 1937 (Miniature)
Awarded to : Senator Leckie
90,000 examples of the medal were issued to selected individuals throughout the British Empire to celebrate the Coronation of King George V on 12 May 1937. This is a miniature of the medal to be worn on less formal occasions.
Description:
A silver miniature 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: 60 mm (Height), 19 mm (Diameter)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Coronation Awards - Civil
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Series: Miniature
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

Comments

laura Posted on 07 May 2010 6:45 AM
Hello, I have been living in Argentinean, have one copìa of one of these medals gave it to me for many years, she would want to know whichever copies became and of which material they are, thanks
Discovery Centre Posted on 07 May 2010 3:44 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Laura, we have the information regarding both these questions in the information above: 90,000 medals were made and they were made of silver.

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