Summary

Australia Victoria Ballarat
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. This medal, issued by the Ballarat City Council, names Cr J.J. Brokenshire, as well as other public servants.

Obverse Description

At centre, within line circle conjoined busts of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra; around, ALEXANDRA * CORONATION * EDWARD VII; below, 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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