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Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster Abbey

Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster AbbeyGreat Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster Abbey
Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster AbbeyGreat Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster Abbey
Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster AbbeyGreat Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster Abbey
Great Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster AbbeyGreat Britain: Coronation of King Edward VII / Art Nouveaux Britannia and Westminster Abbey
Form: Circular
By: Emil Fuchs / Elkington & Co.
Date: 1902
Ref:  BHM: 3772; Eimer: 1870; Fearon: 353.4; Laidlaw: 0304;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
64.3 mmSilver118 gm$155
63.3 mmCopper-Bronze108 gm$80
38.9 mmSilver30.1 gm$70
20.2 mmSilver6.1 gm$15

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: In high relief, conjoined crowned and robed busts of the King and Queen, right. Signed: "E. FUCHS / 1901" diagonally above the King's shoulder on the left. Signed: "ELKINGTON" on the truncation. Legend: "KING EDWARD VII QUEEN ALEXANDRA".

Reverse: In art nouveau style, Britannia seated on the left holding a shield of the Royal coat of arms with: "26 June (above) 1902 (below)" and gazing towards the facade of Westminster Abbey on the right. At the top, a radiant crown with a sprig of laurel (left) and oak (right) tied together below.

Notes: The silver medal issued inside a red leather case lined on the inside with white silk marked: "(crown) / ELKINGTON & Co. LTD. / MEDALLISTS" in gilt and light green velvet.

BHM records the following metals and sizes:
64 mm: Gold (22ct), silver and bronze
39 mm: Gold (22ct), silver, bronze and white metal
32 mm: Gold (22ct), silver, bronze and white metal
20 mm: Bronze
The 20mm silver medal shown here is not recorded in BHM.

Also recorded is that medals with the corrected date (9 Aug) exist.