King Edward VII Coronation Medal
|King Edward VII Coronation Medal|
Silver medal on military version of ribbon
|Awarded by United Kingdom
|Awarded for||participation in coronation|
Civil version of the ribbon
Police version of the ribbon
The medal was only awarded to people who attended the coronation, or participated in the coronation parade. It was issued in silver to members of the Royal family, foreign dignitaries, senior government officials and service officers involved in the coronation parade. Selected NCOs and other ranks involved in the coronation parade received the medal in bronze.
A unknown total number of medals were issued, including
- 138 bronze and 8 silver to Australians
- The medal is 42 millimetres in height and 30 millimetres wide.
- The medal's obverse side has a profile of King Edward VII and his wife Queen Alexandra.
- The reverse side has the date of the coronation ceremony (26 June 1902) below the Royal Cypher.
- The military version of the ribbon is dark blue with one central red stripe with white edges on either side.
- The civil version of the ribbon is dark blue with red edges and narrow white central stripe.
- The police version of the ribbon red with a narrow blue central stripe.
- It was designed by Emil Fuchs.
- "Artfact". Emil Fuchs biography. Retrieved 12 April 2011.
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