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

Cape Colony: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra: RondeboschCape Colony: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra: Rondebosch
Form: Circular holed at 12 o’clock for a ring
By: Emil Fuchs / Elkington & Co.
Date: 1902
Ref:  AM2: 94 (silver); Laidlaw: 0297;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
32.5 mmWhite Metal13.7 gm$20

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 Colony, antelope supporters and Hope crest with motto an a ribbon below: "SPIES BONA". 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 / RONDEBOSCH".

Notes: Similar to Laidlaw 0296 for Cape Town and 0427 for Wynberg.