|King Edward VII’s Police Coronation Medal|
|Awarded for||Police and members of ancillary services on duty in London on Coronation day.|
|Presented by||United Kingdom|
|Total||57 silver & 19,885 bronze medals|
Ribbon: King Edward VII Police Coronation Medal
Ribbon: King Edward VII Police Medal (Scotland)
|Related||King Edward VII Coronation Medal|
Visit to Ireland Medal 1903
The Police Coronation Medal was sanctioned in 1902 as an award to policeman, firemen and members of ambulance units on duty during the official celebrations of the Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra on 9 August 1902.
The medal continued the practice of awarding a special medal to police and support services on duty during major royal celebrations established with Queen Victoria's Golden and Diamond Jubilee Police Medals. It was presented in silver or bronze, according to rank, with the silver medal awarded to superintendents and above in the police and fire brigade.
A total of 67 silver and 19,885 bronze medals were awarded.
The reverse indicates the service in which the recipient served, there being five types:
Metropolitan Police: 51 silver, 16,709 bronze medals.
City of London Police: 5 silver, 1,060 bronze medals.
L.C.C. M.F.B. (London County Council Metropolitan Fire Brigade): 10 silver and 1,000 bronze medals.
St John Ambulance Brigade: 912 bronze medals.
Police Ambulance Service: 1 silver, 204 bronze medals.
The medal, 1.4 inches (36 mm) in diameter, was designed by George William de Saulles.
Recipients of the medal in silver include:
Recipients of the medal in bronze include:
Also called the Visit to Scotland Medal, it was awarded to members of the Scottish Police and ancillary services on duty for the celebrations related to the King's post coronation visit to Scotland in May 1903. The medal is identical to the Police Coronation Medal, except the reverse inscription reads FROM HIS MAJESTY KING EDWARD VII 1903, with SCOTTISH POLICE above. The ribbon is plain red, omitting the central blue stripe of the 1902 medal, and has an ornamental suspension bar decorated with a spray of thistle. A total of 2,957 medals were awarded, all in bronze.