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Coronation of King Edward VIII. 1937.: CM.1064-2009

Object information

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Coronation of King Edward VIII. 1937.


Ruler: Edward VIII (1936)
Engraver: Preston, Carter



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-10-12) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.


Production date: AD 1937

Components of the work

Object composed of white metal Diameter (min) 35 mm Diameter 35 mm Weight 6.53 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Crowned, draped bust of Edward VIII, facing right.

  • Text: (in left of field) MCM XXX VII (around) EDWARD . VIII . CROWNED . MAY . XII .
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Female seated holding the Imperial Crown on which stands a dove holding an olive branch, Corinthian helmet on pedestal to the left.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1064-2009
Primary reference Number: 228266
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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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