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Coronation of King Edward VIII. 1937.: CM.6244-2007

Object information

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Coronation of King Edward VIII. 1937.


Ruler: Edward VIII (1936)
Maker: Messrs John Pinches Ltd



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2007-06-04) by McKee, John


Production date: AD 1937

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze gilding Diameter (min) 34 mm Diameter 34 mm Weight 18.12 g

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Royal arms with supporters above, below wreath.

  • Text: EDWARD VIII 1937 (above) IN COMMEMORATION.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6244-2007
Primary reference Number: 228267
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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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