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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal

Posted on: 1 July 2022 | Category: 2022

Queen Elizabeth II on her Coronation Day with the Coronation Medal

Despite being named after a queen, the Victoria Gallery and Museum doesn’t have many Royal commemoratives in its collection, but it does have this medal minted for Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation in 1953. We celebrate the Queen’s historic Platinum Jubilee year by looking closer at this small memento.