King George V's Silver Jubilee
was created as the personal gift from the King to commemorate the
Royal Silver Jubilee, celebrating 25 years reign, 1910 - 1935. The
medal was awarded throughout the Empire to members of the Royal
Navy, Army, Royal Air force, officers of state, officials and
servants of the royal household, ministers, government officials,
mayors, public servants and local government, to name a few. 85,234
medals were struck.
Description: 32mm diameter in silver, with ball and ring type
suspension. Obverse: the left facing conjoined busts of King George
V and Queen Mary wearing the robes of state. Surrounding is the
inscription GEORGE V AND QUEEN MARY MAY VI MCMXXXV. Reverse bears
the crowned royal cypher with the accession date MAY 6 1910 to the
left and the silver jubilee date MAY 6 1935 to the right.
Naming; issued unnamed but can occasionally be encountered privately
Ribbon; red, with white centred blue edge stripes.