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Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra

  • Object:

    Medal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1902 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Museum number:

    A.38-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This medal was issued to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and was made by Sir George J. Frampton (1860-1928) for the Mint, Birmingham Ltd., in 1902.

Physical description

Obverse: Edward VII and Alexandra co-joined to left. Inscribed.
Reverse: Crown on rising sun, an oak tree on either side holds a Scottish lion on the tree to left, Irish harp on right. Inscribed.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1902 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

'EDWARDVS * VII * REX * ET * IMP * ET * ALEXANDRA * REG * 1902 *'
'Edward VII, King and Emperor and Alexandra, Queen, 1902'
obverse

'IN COMMEMORATION OF / THE / CORONATION . OF . KING . EDWARD VII / AND / QUEEN . ALEXANDRA / 1902'
reverse

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.5 cm

Object history note

Given by Professor J. Hull Grundy and Mrs. Ann Hull Grundy, in 1980.

Descriptive line

Medal, silver, Coronation of King Edward VII & Qeen Alexandra, by Sir George Frampton, English, 1902

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

Catalogue of the Collection of Coins, Medals, Medallions, Tokens, Dies, etc. in the Assay Office, Birmingham, cat. no. 449
Fearon, D., Spink's Catalogue of British Commemorative Medals 1558 to the present day, Exeter, 1984, p. 82, no. 353.3
Brown, Lawrence. British Historical Medals 1760-1960, Vol III, The Accession of Edward VII to 1960, London, 1995, cat. no. 3767, p. 21

Subjects depicted

Oak tree; Lion; Sun; Harp

Categories

Coins & Medals; Portraits; Royalty; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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