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Triton XXI, Lot: 1547. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

WINDSOR. Edward VIII. 1936. AV Medal (33mm, 12h). Coronation. By W. McMillan, distributed by Spink. Dated 12 May 1937. CROWNED MAY 12 1937, crowned and mantled bust left / KING AND EMPEROR, coat-of-arms within garter, surmounted by crowned plumed helmet with crowned lion topper; leonine supporters; all set on ribbon. Giordano CM260c; BHM 4302; Eimer –. In NGC encapsulation graded PF 65 Ultra Cameo.


From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection.

A number of privately produced medals were designed in preparation for Edward’s scheduled May coronation. After his abdication on 10 December 1936, many of these were sold to collectors.