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Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII

Royal Mint

Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII

by Royal Mint

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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7323443M
ISBN 100117001937
ISBN 109780117001930
OCLC/WorldCa714590

The full story of Edward’s coinage was unknown until , when G.P. Dyer, librarian and curator of the Royal Mint, published his study, The Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII, Read advises. The history of the new king’s coins began while he was still Prince of Wales. 12 results for king edward viii coins Save king edward viii coins to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow king edward viii coins .

An incredibly rare coin bearing the head of Edward VIII has sold for a record £,, the highest sum ever paid for a British coin. It is one of only two ‘proof’ gold coins that were struck. Edward VIII, later Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June – 28 May ), was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January until his abdication on 11 December of that year.. Edward was born during the reign of his great-grandmother Queen .

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE (13 August – May ) was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in after the accession of King Edward VIII. THE COINAGE OF EDWARD V WITH SOME REMARKS ON THE LATER ISSUES OF EDWARD IV By CHRISTOPHER BLUNT, F.S.A. EDWARD V's short reign lasted only two and a half months, yet it has long been thought that coins were struck during that period. Ruding considers it probable, but is unable to identify any. Hawkins attributes the coins with initial-.


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Proposed coinage of King Edward VIII. London, Published for the Deputy Master and Comptroller of the Royal Mint by H.M. Stationery Off., (OCoLC) Named Person: Edward Windsor, Duke of; Edward Windsor, Duke of: Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.

'Never meant to exist': Edward VIII coin bought for record £1m This article is more than 3 months old carat gold coin is thought to be. This book, written by Robert Pepping, looks at all of New Zealand's coins from to but also contains information on other significant numismatic items and events such as the New Zealand Pattern Penny ofthe Royal Visit Medal of.

Edward VIII married Wallis Simpson on June 3, in France. Not one member of the Royal Family attended the wedding, much to the chagrin of the married couple. But before year-old Edward VIII abdicated, new British and Commonwealth coins, medals and paper money were proposed.

Edward VIII did not like his right profile of his face, preferring his left side. As his father, George V. Printed in by HMSO, it contains a detailed discussion of all the Edward VIII coins, including colonial, and has black and white photos of most of them. It even has pictures of alternative designs considered for the threepence.

£10 including UK postage. sees the eightieth anniversary of one of the most dramatic events of the twentieth century – the abdication of King Edward VIII. Mark Hichens, finding a lot of ambiguities and not fully answered questions concerning Edward, has Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII book a new book.

If you plan to collect all Edward VIII medals, tokens and coins (including fantasy) use these books as a guide. The book covers the majority of Edward VIII coinage, medals tokens and fantasy coins. In the MTB 2nd edition graded coin book on South Africa coins from to year (pic attached) they list only the South Africa Edward VIII coinage medals.

Just previous to this there had been a significant addition of some 20 or so rubber impressions (RMM ) from surviving dies and tools for the coinage of Edward VIII. These impressions had been prepared within the Mint to illustrate the official account of The Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII by G.

Dyer, the Librarian and Curator. Published in following the death of the former King. Buy Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII 1st by Great Britain: Royal Mint (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday /5(3). Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII. Softback Book. Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London,   For many years after their production, the sovereign specimens “were locked away and not treated as part of the museum collection,” according to Graham Dyer, Royal Mint Museum senior research curator and author of the book The Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII.

As king, Edward VIII set in motion drastic economies in the royal estates. In November he opened Parliament and then toured distressed areas in South Wales. Meanwhile, his attempts to gain the royal family’s acceptance of Simpson, who had obtained a preliminary decree of divorce on Octomet with firm opposition.

Buy The Proposed Coinage of King Edward VIII by G P Dyer (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : G P Dyer.

King George V died on 20 Januaryand Edward ascended the throne as King Edward VIII. The next day, accompanied by Simpson, he broke with custom by watching the proclamation of his own accession from a window of St James's : George V.

This account of the life of Edward VIII fills in some blanks about the king. His early life and family relationships are recounted in some detail and well supported by letters and documents. This sets a good foundation for the rest of the book where his /5(26).

Richard Lobel minted many Edward VIII coinage - mostly in the 's. The picture attached is of a bi-metal coin given to me by Richard Lobel when he visited my house in South Africa.

I have only ever seen two of them around so must assume there is a low s: For further reading see "The Proposed Coinage of King Edward the VIII" by then Librarian and Curator of the Royal Mint, G P Dyer, published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office in Provenance: Ex Keith Ashman Collection, Mark Rasmussen Numismatist, List 7, item and l Winteritem Edward VIII (called David by family and friends) was born to King George V and his wife Mary in He was a handsome lad and enjoying sports including polo, hunting and running.

He liked to drink and enjoyed countless drunken sprees as he chased both married and unmarried women/5(10). For further reading of how the proposed coinage progressed from start till the King's abdication please see "The Proposed Coinage of Edward VIII" by G P Dyer, published by HMSO Provenance: Ex Portraits of a Prince, collection of Joseph S.

Coinage portrait of Edward VIII Beauty and grace. One of the undoubted strengths of the Royal Mint Museum is its collection of pattern coins of Edward VIII. Quite apart from their extreme rarity, there are interesting stories surrounding specific pieces, the choice of the king's portrait being one such episode.

Spink is delighted to announce the forthcoming sale of an excessively rare Edward VIII Pattern Penny at its London auction house on Tuesday, Septem This trial coin, never released.Last year was the 80th anniversary of the Year of Three Kings, George V, Edward VIII and George VI.

ICB issued a beautiful Edward VIII collection, full crownsized in eight different metals with a milled edge. We bought the entire mintage, except for one set that is being put into auction. Other Edward VIII issues are being sold on eBay for over.The shockwaves were felt in every area of British public life including The Royal Mint, where production of the coinage of Edward VIII had been scheduled to start at 8am on 1 January The mint was in an advanced state of readiness – reducing machines had begun the process of miniaturising the designs ready for coins and medals.