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Edward VII and Alexandra

Circular medal of Edward VII (1841-1910), king of Great Britain, and Alexandra (1844-1925), queen of England, commemorating their coronation. Beaded rim on both sides. Obverse: Two overlapping profile bust looking to proper right, both wearing a crown; inscribed at edge "H·M·EDWARD VII...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "H·M·EDWARD VII KING-H·M·ALEXANDRA QUEEN" and "·BORN·1841·ASCENDED THE THRONE·1901·CROWNED·1902·". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "EDWARD VII KING OF GREAT BRITAIN AND COLONIES ACROSS THE SEA AND EMPEROR OF INDIA".

Provenance

By 1913, anonymous collector; 1913, given by anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

British, 1902

Mint

Great Britain

Accession Number

13.2726

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals