|BCC123V||Accession King Edward VIII - 75th Anniversary, unsigned (West African 1/10th of a penny)||£19.95||Buy Now|
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|BCC123A||Accession King Edward VIII - 75th Anniversary, unsigned (Edward VIII silver medal)||£25.00||Buy Now|
|BCC123AS||Accession King Edward VIII - 75th Anniversary, signed Rufus Wright (Edward VIII silver medal)||£30.00||Buy Now|
|BCC123S||Accession King Edward VIII - 75th Anniversary, signed by Rufus Wright (bronze medal)||£35.00||Buy Now|
Issue Date: 20/01/2011
Issue Name: Accession King Edward VIII - 75th Anniversary Coin Cover
Producer: Buckingham Covers
With a reign of just 325 days, Edward VIII is one of the shortest reigning monarchs in Brtish and Commonwealth history. Celebrate the 75th anniversary of his accession with this luxury limited edition coin cover. It features a single £1 castle stamp, cancelled on the 75th anniversary of the accession (20th January, 2011) with a Windsor postmark. It has a full set of genuine 1936 King Edward definitive stamps and special cachet along with a stunning 1936 unofficial commemorative crown coin. A limited number have been signed by actor Rufus Wright who played Edward VIII in the theatre play Crown Matrimonial.
Edward VIII, christened Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, was the second King of the House of Windsor. He was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 20th January 1936 until his abdication on 11th December 1936.
As a young man, he served in the First World War and undertook several foreign tours on behalf of his father, George V.
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Rufus Wright he famously played Edward VIII in Crown Matrimonial, a theatre play about the crisis which faced the nation when Edward VIII declared his deep love for the divorced American socialite, Wallis Simpson. But you will also have seen Rufus in films such as Quantum of Solace, Spy Game and The Special Relationship.