Edward VII and Alexandra
Mint: Great Britain
Coin or medal: 38 mm, 12h
Medium or Technique
Metal; copper alloy
Not On View
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 KING-H·M·ALEXANDRA QUEEN” and “·BORN·1841·ASCENDED THE THRONE·1901·CROWNED·1902·”.
Reverse: Heraldic device at center; inscribed at edge “EDWARD VII KING OF GREAT BRITAIN AND COLONIES ACROSS THE SEA AND EMPEROR OF INDIA”.
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".
By 1913, anonymous collector; 1913, given by anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 4, 1913)