Australia Victoria Geelong
Coronation medal for Edward VII, 1902 (AD)
Mint:Stokes & Sons
Proof-like specimen strike, 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. This medal was issued by the Town of Geelong, and names S. Jacobs as Mayor.

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

Near base of medal small ASrms of Geelong; above EDWARD VII / ACCENSION 22.1.1901 / CORONATION 26.6.1902 / GOD SAVE THE KING / TOWN OF GEELONG (On ribbon) below, S. JACOBS MAYOR 1902

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