Summary

Australia Victoria Ballarat
1902 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Proof-like strike, different obv. to normal; not holed
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

At centre, within line circle conjoined busts of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra; around, EDWARD VII AND ALEXANDRA 0; below, CROWNED 26 JUNE / 1902. Struck on a shield shaped flan with a crown and loop at the top

Reverse Description

ISSUED BY / CITY COUNCIL, BALLARAT / J.J. BROKENSHIRE, MAYOR / - COUNCILLORS - / C.C. SHOPPEE J.P. J.M. BARKER / J. HEINZ J.P. R.G. MIDDLETON / J. WHYKES J.P. J.P. MURRAY J.P. / R. PEARSE J.P. / F. WILLIAMS / - 19+02 / V.J. DUTHIE, TOWN CLERK

Edge Description

Plain

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