Summary

Australia
Medal struck to commemorate both the Coronation of Edward VII and the end of the Boer War 1902 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: The coronation of Edward VII in 1902 prompted major celebrations in Australia. It was an opportunity for the new nation to reaffirm its pride at being a key member of the British Empire. Over 40 different medals were produced around Australia.

Obverse Description

Struck on a cross shaped blank; ar centre od cross, within solid circle a 3/4 left facing bust of Edward VII crowned; on arms of cross, top, EDWARD / VII right, & ALEXAN- / DRA; left, CORONAT- / ION OF ; bottom, - 1902 JUNE 26

Reverse Description

aAt centre, crowned monogram of ER VII; at left, BRITISH / -BOER / WAR on right, PEACE / WITH / HONOR

Edge Description

Plain

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