A metal biscuit tin decorated with a picture of Queen Elizabeth II, a fleur de lis background, the Coronation Crown on a cushion and a ‘sash’ quoting ‘Queen Elizabeth II.Coronation.2nd June 1953’.  This would have been one of many items produced to commemorate the Coronation.  You could also look at Coronation Mugs or Coasters on our site.

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Date 1950s
Material(s) Tin
Item number MBPO133

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