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SA Union: First World War Peace: Cape Town from the Mayor

SA Union: First World War Peace: Cape Town from the MayorSA Union: First World War Peace: Cape Town from the Mayor
SA Union: First World War Peace: Cape Town from the MayorSA Union: First World War Peace: Cape Town from the Mayor
Form: Circular
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Date: 1919
Ref:  AM2: 152; Laidlaw: 0015;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
32.3 mmSilver15.9 gm$200
32.3 mmNickel15.3 gm$90

Edge: Plain

Obverse: Dove with olive branch in its beak flying left over Table Bay with radiant sun behind Table Mountain. On a cartouche below: “STRUCK BY THE / MAYOR / OF CAPE TOWN / TO / COMMEMORATE (inclined)) / PEACE / 1919”. To the left an aloe plant in bloom.

Reverse: Within a wreath of vine leaves and bunches of grapes: “. TOT . / . AANDEKEN . / . ANN DE . / . VREDE VAN . / . 1919 . (to commemorate the peace of 1919)”. Below the arms of Cape Town on a shield.

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