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Great Britain: Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary / Britannia, Empire

Great Britain: Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary / Britannia, EmpireGreat Britain: Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary / Britannia, Empire
Form: Circular
By: J.R. Gaunt & Son
Date: 1911
Ref:  BHM: 4038; Laidlaw: 1098;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
63 mmYellow Bronze$280

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Conjoined busts of the King and Queen, left, he bareheaded, she diademed. Signed in script on the truncation: "Gaunt. Birm." Legend on an incused band, partly obscured by design: "GEORGIUS.V.REX.ET.IMP.MARIA.REG"

Reverse: Britannia seated on a raised dias, front, holding trident and Imperial crown. Legend on a raised band, partly obscured by design: "TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION.1911". In the exergue, a plaque: "INDIA.AUSTRALIA / CANADA.NEW-ZEALAND / SOUTH-AFRICA".

Notes: Comes inside a blue case lined with white silk and blue velvet.