Medal

1902 (made)
We don’t have an image of this object online yet. V&A Images may have a photograph that we can’t show online, but it may be possible to supply one to you. Email us at vaimages@vam.ac.uk for guidance about fees and timescales, quoting the accession number: 1460-1902
Find out about our images

Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver, struck
Brief Description
Medal, commemorating the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, English, by Sir George James Frampton, 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.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 2.0625in
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Obv. EDWARDVS VII REX ET IMP ET ALEXANDRA REG 1902.
  • Marked COPYRIGHT and signed M.B. LD
  • Rev.: IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CORONATION OF KING EDWARD VII AND QVEEN ALEXANDRA 1902.
Object history
Bought for £1 5s.
Subjects depicted
Summary
This silver medal commemorates the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra on 9th August 1902.
Bibliographic Reference
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
Collection
Accession Number
1460-1902

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

record createdJune 10, 2009
Record URL