**SOLD** 1937 BRITISH ROYAL CORONATION MEDAL KING GEORGE VI
**SOLD** 1937 BRITISH ROYAL CORONATION MEDAL KING GEORGE VIGB1386d.jpgGB1386c.jpg

**SOLD** 1937 BRITISH ROYAL CORONATION MEDAL KING GEORGE VI

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***SOLD***

31mm wide circular silver medal on ornate scroll and laterally-pierced ball suspension; the face with the head and shoulders portraits of King George VI and, beyond, Queen Elizabeth, both facing left, crowned and in coronation robes, signed ‘PM’ (for the sculptor Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, 1895-1970); the reverse with the crowned cipher of King George VI (GRI = George, King and Emperor) centrally above the inscription ‘CROWNED 12 MAY 1937’, circumscribed ‘GEORGE VI QUEEN ELIZABETH’; on original ribbon.

The medal was issued to mark the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on 12 May 1937 and was the personal gift of the sovereign to members and servants of the Royal Household and to members of the armed forces, governments and elected holders of office throughout the Empire and Dominions. In all, 90,279 were manufactured; all those issued were unnamed.

Additional Information

Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 10 x 6 x 3 cm

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