Summary

Australia South Australia
Coronation of George VI 1937 (AD)
Mint: Amor, Sydney
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.

Physical Description

Silver p;lated medal holes for wearing with bent loop through hole; Conjoined crowned busts left; around, KING GEORGE VI QUEEN ELIZABETH Bird perching on rope facing, head left, wings outspread; around, TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATIONA; below, SOUTH AUSTRALIA / OF THEIR MAJESTIES / . MAY 12. 1937 .

Obverse Description

Conjoined crowned busts left; around, KING GEORGE VI QUEEN ELIZABETH

Reverse Description

Bird perching on rope facing, head left, wings outspread; around, TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATIONA; below, SOUTH AUSTRALIA / OF THEIR MAJESTIES / . MAY 12. 1937 .

Edge Description

Plain

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