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Medal - Coronation of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Commemorative, Victoria, Australia, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33127

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Coronation of George VI 1937 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Awarded to: School Children in Victoria
Other Details: This is an example of the commemorative medal distributed to Victorian school children 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:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 42 mm (Height), 32 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: 32 * 42

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Themes this item is part of: HM Elizabeth, Queen Mother (1900-2002), HRH George VI (1895-1952), Childhood & Youth Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, 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: 1937 AD
Obverse Description: Conjoined crowned busts left; around, .KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH.
Reverse Description: Arms of the State of Victoria; around, TO COMMEMORATE THEIR MAJESTIES CORONATION . MAY 12TH. 1937
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Conjoined crowned busts left; around, .KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH. (obverse)
Arms of the State of Victoria; around, TO COMMEMORATE THEIR MAJESTIES CORONATION . MAY 12TH. 1937 (reverse)
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Victoria, Australia, 1937
Person Depicted: HM George VI
Person Depicted: HRH The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth
References: Car.1937/10

Comments

greg Posted on 27 Nov 2009 3:00 AM
[Explicit] , I was wondering if you could tell me what the value of this medal is today.Thankyou
Discovery Centre Posted on 06 Dec 2009 10:14 AM
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Helen Saris Posted on 03 Feb 2010 7:14 PM
Can I please have a $ value of the commemorate their majesties coronation 12 May 1937, by Stoke Melb.

Thanks
Helen
U Aung Kyaw Oo Posted on 19 Mar 2010 12:39 PM
I have a silver temple coronation coin, which is diameter 32mmand weight 18.62. I want to know the price and want to sell. Please respond to me. Thanks so much, (A.K.O)
Discovery Centre Posted on 20 Mar 2010 1:31 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Aung Kyaw Oo - Unfortunately Museum Victoria cannot provide valuations of objects. Please see our Question of the Week information on obtaining valuations of coins. http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/coin-valuations/
marj john Posted on 26 Apr 2010 2:31 AM
What would the value be of Hanging Plates for the following...12th may 1937 Cornation King George&Queen Elizabeth...the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth October/51 visit to Canada,...29th july 1981 Prince Charles&Lady Diana Spencer Commemorate Their Marriage,...also,... a picture of Their Majesties and Prime Minister Winston Churchill, taken on the grounds of Buckingham Palace shortly after the place was bombed...the picture is just a copy but on Cardboard Cover and is in very good condition. Thank you kindly...
Discovery Centre Posted on 28 Apr 2010 10:04 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Marj, unfortunately Museum Victoria cannot provide valuations of objects. For a list of valuers approved by the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, see their website at http://www.arts.gov.au/tax_incentives/cgp
Terry Halmshaw Posted on 24 Apr 2013 6:08 PM
Please people read the museums instructions, there are NO valuations given, please stop wasting their time and resources.

Ever heard of GOOGLE???.

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