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Great Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts / Fame by Fuchs

Great Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts / Fame by FuchsGreat Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts / Fame by Fuchs
Great Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts / Fame by FuchsGreat Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts / Fame by Fuchs
Great Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts / Fame by FuchsGreat Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts / Fame by Fuchs
Form: Circular. The smaller medal has an attached loop.
By: The Mint, Birmingham, Ltd. / Emil Fuchs
Date: 1900
Ref:  AM: 60; Hern: 142; BHM: 3670; Laidlaw: 0019;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
31.5 mmSilver17.5 gm$150
31.5 mmBrass16.5 gm$90
23.8 mmSilver7.9 gm$120

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Facing bareheaded bust of Lord Roberts in uniform. Signed: “E FUCHS” on left above shoulder, and dated: “1900” on right above shoulder

Reverse: Fame standing on the prow of a galley facing left, blowing a trumpet and holding a staff. On the left, across: “ROBERTS”. On lower right signed: “E FUCHS / 1900”.

Notes: The larger medals come inside a red leather case lined with white silk and velvet, marked in gilded letters on the inside of the lid: “MANUFACTURED BY / THE MINT, BIRMINGHAM, LIMITED.”.