King George V's Coronation Medal, 1911

    The first in a more widely distributed single type Coronation medal, and the personal gift of the King to commemorate his Coronation. A total of 15,901 medals were struck.

    Description: 32mm diameter in silver, with a large free and small fixed ring suspension. Obverse: the left facing conjoined busts of King George V and Queen Mary wearing the robes of state, framed by a wreath composed of on the left roses, and on the right, laurel.  Reverse bears the crowned royal cypher with the coronation date 22 JUNE 1911

Naming; issued unnamed but can occasionally be encountered privately named.
Ribbon; Garter Blue with two narrow central stripes.




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