Great Britain
This was the official medal of the coronation of George V and Queen Mary in 1911, sold throughout the British Empire including from the Melbourne Mint.

Physical Description

A silver medal (51 mm diameter) featuring busts of King George V and Quen Mary by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the King facing left, around, GEORGE V CROWNED JUNE 22 1911. Before the king an orb, below which the artist's initials BM

Reverse Description

Crowned bust of the Queen wearing ornate pearl necklace; around, QUEEN MARY JUNE 22 1911; artist's initials on base of bust, B.M.

Edge Description


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