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Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Royal Arms & Shields of Colonies

Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Royal Arms & Shields of ColoniesGreat Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Royal Arms & Shields of Colonies
Form: Circular without hole or with hole at 12 o’clock for a ring to a red-white-blue ribbon suspended from a safety pin
By: ?
Date: 1902
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0517a;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
38.8 mm Bronzed White Metal17.5 gm$30

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Crowned and robed bust of the King, right. Legend: "EDWARDVS VII. D.G. BRITT. REX. F.D. IND. IMP".

Reverse: Crowned arms of Great Britain with motto: "HONI.SOIT.QUE.MAL.Y.PENSE" on a garter around. Four colonial shields named on ribbons around: India (left), Australia (right), Cape Colony (lower right) and Canada (lower left). In the angles below the ribbons: "GOD SAVE THE KING". Garland of rose, thistle and shamrock at the bottom. Legend on a raised band outside a beaded border: "BORN NOV 9 1841 ASCENDED JAN 22 1901 CROWNED JUNE 26 1902". Stop at the foot.

Notes: Laidlaw 0517b has the same reverse.