Summary

Australia New South Wales, Concord
Edward VII Coronation medal, 1902 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
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, including this one from Concord Council, located in western Sydney.

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 EMPOROR/ACCESSION 22.1.1901/CORONATION 26.6.1902/ GOD SAVE THE KING/CONCORD/MUNICIPALITY DEMONSTRATION

Edge Description

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