Australia Victoria
Coronation of George VI 1937 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Awarded to: School Children in Victoria
Other Details: This is an example of the commemorative medal distributed to Victorian school children to celebrate the coronation of King George VI in 1937. The coronation date was 12 May, fifteen days earlier than the date intended for the coronation of Edward VIII.

Obverse Description

Conjoined crowned busts left; around, .KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH. Below busts, in small letters, the makers name, STOKES MELB.

Reverse Description

Arms of the State of Victoria; around, TO COMMEMORATE THEIR MAJESTIES CORONATION . MAY 12TH. 1937

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