Medal: Great Britain Edward VII and Alexandra  1863 to 1910
Medal: Great Britain Edward VII and Alexandra 1863 to 1910

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, married Alexandra Caroline Maria Charlotte Louise Julia of Denmark in 1863. They became King and Queen of England when Edward's mother, Queen Victoria, died in 1901.

Numerous medals were struck in honor of the royal couple. The one in our picture is from 1907 on the occasion of the opening of Queen Alexandra Dock in Cardiff. There are many more such medals, and an Internet search of 'King Edward VII coronation medal' draws many hits. There is a comprehensive collection on the Alexandra Park web site.

Medals like this usually sell retail for $20 to $40 US dollars, depending on condition. The one in our picture is in good shape, with only a few small stains on the reverse side. This should sell on eBay for $20 or so. If you have one to sell to a dealer, figure an offer in the $10 range.

Coin: 13718 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: indian, Mon, 28-Jan-2013 14:28:33 GMT
Answered by: Chris, Tue, 29-Jan-2013 18:18:10 GMT
Reviewed by Chris - Appraisal OK, Wed, 14-Jan-2015 17:42:22 GMT
Requester description: 1901 heads of the king edward and queen alexandria on same side none
Tags: medal great britain edward vii alexandra medallion medals medalion badge medaille medallions britaain uk brit brittan brittrex brittain england britian britt english britan british britsh britanniarun brilt brittish eduardus edouard edwards edwardvs dward edwardus edourdand heads head king queen alexandria headed oneheaded kings konigreich konigin queem queens scroll goat hippocamp scrollwork scrolwork scolled scrolls escutcheon scrolled people two crown tiara ribbon horse circle ring coat arms shield person peuple peoples peple persons crowned crwon crpwn crowns tiarra crowning tiera pony horsehead hores horseback horses stallion circled encircle crrcle cirle circlet circles circlr circal citcle encircled ringed circumscibed cirlce circel encircles encircling rings circling cirlces circular cicurling circumscribed coats crests insignia crested crest creast sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields

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