Coronation, Edward VIII 1937 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Other Details: One of the medals produced to celebrate the coronation of Edward VIII in May 1937. The coronation never took place as Edward abdicated in order to marry Mrs Wallis Simpson in December 1936. The medals were never distributed.

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of Edward facing right; around, HIS MAJESTY KING EDWARD VIII

Reverse Description

Australian shield below E VIII R and crown, around, within broad rim, AUSTRALIAN CELEBRATIONS; around on broad rim, TO COMMEMORATE HIS MAJESTY'S CORONATION . MAY 27TH 1937

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