Summary

Australia New South Wales Paramatta
Coronation of Edward VII 1902 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
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

EDWARD VII / KING AND EMPEROR / ACCESION 22 .1.1901 / CORONATION 26.6.1902 / GOD SVAE THE KING / ST. JOHN'S / SUNDAY SCHOOL PARAMATTA

Edge Description

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