The obverse of the medal is highly polished and captures the majestic beauty of the queen invested with regalia and sat upon the Coronation Chair. Encircling the image is the wording: ANNIVERSARY OF THE CORONATION OF HER MAJESTY ELIZABETH II 1953 - 2018
The reverse medal design shows four quarters of the medal peeled away to reveal a crown at its very heart. Surrounding the design is the wording: SIXTY FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1953 CORONATION.
The medal ribbon is woven in regal purple with a striking golden stripe down each outer edge. The medal is supplied on a concealed single pin, ready to wear.AWARD is a proud supporter of Veteran Groups & Charities since 1986 and has donated over £1 million to date. We will be donating 10% from the net sale (£3.75 of each full-size and £1.29 of each miniature) of the Commemorative Queen Elizabeth 65th Anniversary Coronation Medal in support of SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity. Registered as a charity in England and Wales, Number 210760 in Scotland Number SCO38056 and in Republic of Ireland Number 20006082.SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity provides lifelong support to our Armed Forces, veterans and their families. We began our work in 1885 and each year we help over 67,000 people – from World War Two veterans to those involved in more recent conflicts and their families.
HistoryAWARD is proud to announce the striking of the Commemorative Queen Elizabeth 65th Anniversary Coronation Medal . The Queen witnessed her father’s coronation in 1937 and this year marks 65 years since her own coronation on 2 June 1953; making it a particularly poignant and remarkable moment in royal history. This momentous day would officially mark the beginning of the longest reign in our history. The image of the medal shown is computer generated.The design, inspired by The Great Seal of the Realm, details the regal splendour of the coronation with the Queen at its centre and is complimented beautifully with a regal purple and golden ribbon fitted to an elegant medal suspender.
EligibilityAvailable to all those who have served Queen and Country from 2nd June 1953, the date of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and those who are currently serving members of the Armed Forces, Emergency Services personnel (paid, retained or voluntary), Prison Service, Police Community Support Officers, holders of the Victoria Cross and George Cross and members of the Royal Household. Next of kin and direct descendants may also apply. The miniature medal and all other items are available without restriction. The medal is fitted with a uniquely woven ribbon, completed with a concealed individual brooch bar, ready to wear with pride, not alongside campaign medals, gallantry decorations or in uniform by serving members but separately and distinctively.