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Great Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts, Transvaal War / Souvenir from Simpson & Co. Penzance

Great Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts, Transvaal War / Souvenir from Simpson & Co. PenzanceGreat Britain: Boer War: Lord Roberts, Transvaal War / Souvenir from Simpson & Co. Penzance
Form: Circular. Aluminium shell over cardboard. Pierced hole at 12 o’clock.
By: ?
Date: 1900
Ref:  Hern: 136 & 138 (obv); Laidlaw: 0288a;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
38 mmAluminium Sheet Metal5 gm $40

Edge: Upright reeded.

Obverse: A central medallion showing bareheaded bust of Lord Roberts in uniform, front, “LORD (left) ROBERTS (right)”. Above, radiant crown. Behind, Crossed flag poles, British Union flag (left) Royal standard (right). around and behind, laurel wreath tied at the bottom. Legend below: "1899. TRANSVAAL WAR . 1900 ."

Reverse: Across: "SOUVENIR (in an arc) / PRESENTED BY / SIMPSON & CO. / PENZANCE".

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