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Coronation Medal 1937: CM.1863-2003

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Titles

Coronation Medal 1937

Maker(s)

Ruler: Edward VIII (1936-1936)

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Description

This medal was struck by Rowntree's in commemoration of the coronation of Edward VIII in 1937.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-03-03) by Mrs M.Greaves

Dating

1937 -

Components of the work

Object composed of gilt Diameter (min) 32 mm Diameter 32 mm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Right facing profile of Kind Edward VIII

  • Text: EDWARD VIII KING & EMPEROR
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: STRUCK BY THE MAKERS OF ROWNTREES COCOA JELLIES AND GUMS (in exergue) ER (in exergue) O COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION OF H.M.KING EDWARD VIII 1937
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1863-2003
Primary reference Number: 226938
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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