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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1902 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Frampton, George James Sir, born 1860 - died 1928 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, struck

  • Museum number:

    1460-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This silver medal commemorates the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra on 9th August 1902.

Physical description

medal, silver, struck from a die, commemorating the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, 9th August 1902. Obv. EDWARDVS VII REX ET IMP ET ALEXANDRA REG 1902. Superimposed busts of the King and Queen to left. Marked COPYRIGHT and signed M.B. LD (The Mint, Birmingham Limited) Rev.: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CORONATION OF KING EDWARD VII AND QVEEN ALEXANDRA 1902. A royal crown between two oak-trees, surrounded by rays and a border of heraldic roses, crosses and shamrock leaves.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1902 (made)

Artist/maker

Frampton, George James Sir, born 1860 - died 1928 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, struck

Marks and inscriptions

Obv. EDWARDVS VII REX ET IMP ET ALEXANDRA REG 1902.

Marked COPYRIGHT and signed M.B. LD
(The Mint, Birmingham Limited)

Rev.: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CORONATION OF KING EDWARD VII AND QVEEN ALEXANDRA 1902.

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.0625 in

Object history note

Bought for £1 5s.

Descriptive line

Medal, commemorating the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, English, by Sir George James Frampton, 1902

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Works of Art acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum during the Year 1902 arranged according to the Dates of Acquisition. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1906. pp.322

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Struck

Subjects depicted

Shamrock; Roses (flowers); Crosses (motifs); Tree, Oak; Crowns (headdresses)

Categories

Coins & Medals; Royalty

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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