Medallion commemorating the coronation of King George VI

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
Collection Class
Domestic & Social Life
Common Name
medallion commemorating the coronation of King George VI
Simple Name
Period Classification
Modern (AD 1800-Present)
Production Date
metal, aluminium
Inscription / Transcription
obverse: CORONATION OF KING GEORGE ... / cojoined busts L.; reverse: .. BRIDGWATER ... F.J.REED J.P.C.C. MAYOR / arms of Bridgwater

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