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Rhodesia: Elizabeth II Coronation: Sinoia

Rhodesia: Elizabeth II Coronation: SinoiaRhodesia: Elizabeth II Coronation: Sinoia
Rhodesia: Elizabeth II Coronation: SinoiaRhodesia: Elizabeth II Coronation: Sinoia
Form: Circular. Bronze with attached lug with hole for link ring to a pin hanger.
By: Henry Paget
Date: 1953
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0094q;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
32 mmSilver$68
32 mmBronze$17

Edge: Plain. Silver medal has the sterling silver mark from the South African Mint.

Obverse: Crowned head of Elizabeth II, right. Legend: “ELIZABETH SECUNDA .”. The date across divided by the Queen’s neck: “2.6. (left) 1953 (right)”. Signed: “H.P.” below the truncation.

Reverse: Head of Rhinoceros, right. Legend on a raised band above: “CORONATION COMMEMORATION” and below between stops: “SINOIA”

Notes: Silver medal comes inside a mottled blue case from the South African Mint.

The lug has been removed from the bronze example.