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Information about reign: King Edward VIII

CountryUnited Kingdom
From20 January 1936
To11 December 1936
Personal InformationKing Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (1894 - 1972)
Description

Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year.

The royal style of King Edward VIII was "By the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India" or (in Latin) "Dei Gratia Magnae Britanniae, Hiberniae et terrarum transmarinarum quae in ditione sunt Britannica Rex, Fidei Defensor, Indiae Imperator".

List of 6 coins issued in reign: United Kingdom / King Edward VIII
NameMintageEffigy
Threepence 1937 (Silver, Edward VIII) unknown Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Sovereign 1937 Edward VIII (not released) 6 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Penny 1937 Edward VIII (not released) unknown Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Halfpenny 1937 Edward VIII (not released) unknown Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Five Pounds 1937 Edward VIII (not released) unknown Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Two Pounds 1937 Edward VIII (not released) unknown Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
King Edward VIII: Some useful external links
Wikipedia: Edward VIII