Australia Victoria
Coronation, 1911 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: This commemorative medal was distributed to Victorian school children to celebrate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. George ascended the throne on his father's death on 9 May 1910. During his reign, which spanned World War I, the royal house abandoned the title the house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (or the house of Hanover or Brunswick) and became known as the house of Windsor. George died in 1936, and was succeeded briefly by Edward VIII.

Obverse Description

Conjoined busts crowned left; around, KING GEORGE V QUEEN MARY

Reverse Description

Arms of the State of Victoria; around, TO COMMEMORATE THEIR MAJESTIES' CORONATION . JUNE 22. 1911 .

Edge Description


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