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Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra by Frampton

Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra by FramptonGreat Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra by Frampton
Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra by FramptonGreat Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra by Frampton
Form: Circular
By: George Frampton / The Mint, Birmingham Ltd.
Date: 1902
Ref:  AM2: 79; BHM: 3767; Eimer: 1872; Laidlaw: 0403;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
52 mmSilver$140
52.3 mmCopper -Bronze54.1 gm$70
39 mmSilver$85
39 mmBronze$30
35.0 mmSilver20.9 gm$75
35 mmBronze$25

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Conjoined bareheaded busts of the King and Queen, left, he robed. On a raised band above in thin stylised letters with a small flower between each word: “EDWARDVS VII REX ET ALEXANDRA REG” and below: “1902”. Signed on the right: “G.F / M.B.LD”. Marked: “COPYRIGHT” along the truncation.

Reverse: Imperial crown upon a radiant circle, lion above. flanked by two oak(?) trees, the one on the left showing the Scottish Lion and the other the Irish Harp. Around the rim ornaments of roses and the joined crosses of the British Union flag. In the exergue on a plaque: “IN COMMEMORATION OF / THE / CORONATION.OF.KING.EDWARD.VII. / AND / QUEEN.ALEXANDRA / 1902”.

Notes: Issued inside a red leather case lined with white silk and green velvet with a gilt crown on the outside of the lid.

BHM record a small 24 mm medal in bronze and silver.