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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation 1953

Country: United Kingdom

Coronation Medal 1953
This silver medal was issued to commemorate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth 11 on 2nd June 1953 - around 120,000 were distributed.

The obverse shows a right-facing bust of Queen Elizabeth II in a Tudor crown and robes of state, the field being otherwise plain. The reverse shows a similar crown over the royal monogram EIIR with the legend 'QUEEN ELIZABETH II CROWNED 2ND JUNE 1953' around the circumference.

The ribbon is dark red with two narrow blue stripes in the centre and narrow white edges.