Medal - Edward Prince of Wales Natal 1925

Features

Location South Africa
Type Souvenir medals › Event souvenir
Year 1925
Composition Copper
Weight 10.85 g
Size 28 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 121095
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References AM2# 196,
Anna H. Smith; 1979. Commemorative Medals of South African Interest in the Africana Museum (Africana Museum). Africana Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Laidlaw# 0185
South African Commemorative Medals (https://www.southafricanmedals.com/)

Commemorative issue

Visit of Prince Edward to Natal Province, 1925

Obverse

Prince Edward, facing left.

Lettering: EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

The coat of arms of the Natal Province.

Lettering:
19 25
NATAL

Edge

Smooth

Medal - Edward Prince of Wales (Natal 1925) -  obverse

Mint

Pretoria, South Africa (1890-1902; 1923-1992)

Comments

Minted by Royal Mint Pretoria

Between 30th April and 29th July 1925 the Prince toured Southern Africa. On a Royal train provided by the South African Railways, he visiting Cape Province, the Orange Free State, Basutoland, Natal, Transvaal, Swaziland, Southern & Northern Rhodesia and the Bechuanaland Protectorate.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1925 

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