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Coronation of King George VI. 1937.: CM.204-1938

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Coronation of King George VI. 1937.


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



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-05-20) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1937

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 57 mm Diameter 57 mm Weight 73.84 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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.204-1938
Primary reference Number: 228270
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Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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