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Coronation of King George VI. 1937.: CM.415-1970

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Coronation of King George VI. 1937.

Maker(s)

Ruler: George VI (1936-52)
Engraver: Metcalfe, Percy

Entities

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1970-03-05) by Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery

Dating

Production date: AD 1937

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 32 mm Diameter 32 mm Weight 16.64 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned bust of George VI, facing left.

  • Text: GEORGE VI CROWNED 12 MAY 1937.
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth, facing left.

  • Text: QUEEN ELIZABETH 12 MAY 1937
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.415-1970
Primary reference Number: 228254
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 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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