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Cape Colony: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra: Cape Town

Cape Colony: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra: Cape TownCape Colony: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra: Cape Town
Form: Circular holed at 12 o’clock for a ring to a second for a blue ribbon with safety pin suspension
By: Emil Fuchs / Elkington & Co.
Date: 1902
Ref:  AM2: 82 (silver); Laidlaw: 0296;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
32.7 mmWhite Metal14.3 gm$15

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Conjugate crowned busts of the King and Queen, right, he robed. Signed: "E. FUCHS / 1901" on a diagonal above the Kings shoulder on the left. Signed: "ELKINGTON" on the truncation. Legend: "KING EDWARD VII QUEEN ALEXANDRA".

Reverse: Coat of arms of Cape Town with ribbon behind curling on either side: "SPIES (left) BONA (right)". In an arc above around: "TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION OF" then across: "OF / HIS MAJESTY / KING EDWARD VII" and below the arms in arcs: "26TH. JUNE 1902 / CAPE TOWN".

Notes: Similar to Laidlaw 0297 for Rondebosch and 0427 for Wynberg.