King Charles III Coronation Medal

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King Charles III Coronation Medal

The Coronation Medal was created to mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, which took place on May 6, 2023. It is the first Canadian commemorative medal to mark a coronation.

The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is responsible for administering the King Charles III Coronation Medal program. The medal will be awarded to 30 000 deserving individuals.

Partner organizations will nominate and present medals to individuals who meet the medal’s eligibility criteria. The list of partners was developed by the Government of Canada. Nominations from the general public will not be accepted.

See the list of nominating partner organizations.

See the order in council authorizing the issuance of letters patent for the King Charles III Coronation Medal

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this honour, a person must:

  • have made a significant contribution to Canada or to a particular province, territory, region of, or community in, Canada, or attained an outstanding achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada; and
  • have been alive on May 6, 2023, the date of The King’s Coronation.

Wearing your Coronation Medal

The King Charles III Coronation Medal should be worn after the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and before the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Long Service Medal.

Canadian Heraldic Authority
Royal Canadian Mint
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