Medallion commemorating the coronation of King George VI

Description
After the abdication of Edward VIII in 1936, George VI unexpectedly became king. In 1937 George was coronated. To mark this event the Mayor of Bridgwater, F J Reed, issued this commemorative medallion.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : 86/2003/4
Simple Name
medallion
Common Name
medallion commemorating the coronation of King George VI
Material
metal, aluminium
Period Classification
Modern (AD 1800-Present)
Collection Class
Domestic & Social Life
Production Date
1937
Inscription / Transcription
obverse: CORONATION OF KING GEORGE ... / cojoined busts L.; reverse: .. BRIDGWATER ... F.J.REED J.P.C.C. MAYOR / arms of Bridgwater
Created At
2016-05-07 16:52:25
Updated At
2016-05-07 16:52:25

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