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Diameter – 3 inches (7.5 cms)
Height – 3 inches (7.5 cms)
This beautifully decorated commemorative cup shows the royal portraits with flags and national flowers all in a vibrant green. The other two segments to the cup have the King’s other roles of Emperor of India, Defender of the Faith and King of Great Britain & Ireland and of the British Dominions Beyond the Seas printed also in green. The top edge has a metallic gold rim
Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910. He was the first British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, which was renamed the House of Windsor by his son, George V.
Edward VII and Alexandra were crowned at Westminster Abbey on 9 August 1902 by the 80-year-old Archbishop of Canterbury, Frederick Temple, who died only four months later. Edward’s coronation had originally been scheduled for 26 June, but two days before on 24 June, Edward was diagnosed with appendicitis. The Coronation was on the 9th August 1902