Edward VII silver coronayion medal 1902 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
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, ALEXANDRA * CORONATION * EDWARD VII; below, 1902. Struck on a shield shaped flan with a crown and loop at the top

Reverse Description

Above a 'rising-sun', EDWARD VII / KING AND EMPEROR / ASCENSION 22.1.1901 / CORONATION 26.6.1902 / GOD SAVE THE KING / AUSTRALIAN in smaller letters around the lower edge of the medal; COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS

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