England: Boer War: Worksop Tribute Medal

England: Boer War: Worksop Tribute MedalEngland: Boer War: Worksop Tribute Medal
Form: Circular with attached loop for a link ring to another for a blue corded ribbon.
By: ?
Date: 1902
Ref:  Hern: 810; Hibbard: A29; Laidlaw: 0549;
28.3 mmSilver13.4 gm$420

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Conjoined busts of Queen Victoria, diademed and veiled and King Edward VII, crowned. Both left, Queen in front. Laurel branch below. Legend with curved underlines: “KING EDWARD VII QUEEN VICTORIA”.

Reverse: A cartouche for the recipient’s name. Across, above: “PRESENTED (in an arc) / TO” and below: “BY / THE SUBSCRIBERS / OF / WORKSOP (in an arc)”. Legend on a raised pebbled band above: “TO COMMEMORATE SERVICES RENDERED IN SOUTH AFRICA” and below between stops: “1899 TO 1902”

Notes: The example here is unnamed.

Worksop is a town in Nottinghamshire, England, about 15 miles from the City of Sheffield.