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Germany: Boer War: Peace with Honour - Series of Three

Germany: Boer War: Peace with Honour - Series of ThreeGermany: Boer War: Peace with Honour - Series of Three
Germany: Boer War: Peace with Honour - Series of ThreeGermany: Boer War: Peace with Honour - Series of Three
Form: Oval with attached loop
By: Wolfgang Lauer of L. Chr. Lauer, Nuremberg Germany
Date: 1902
Ref:  AM2: 77; Hern: 102; Laidlaw: 0406;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
28.9 mm (with loop) x 20.8mmBronze3.5 gm$55 each

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Thee obverse types:

(1) Peace with branch in left hand and wreath in right, wings outstretched in flight, front, over mountainous terrain. Signed: "LAUER" at the foot. Legend: "PEACE WITH HONOUR".

(2) Conjoined crowned bust of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, left. Signed: "LAUER" at the foot. Legend: "CROWNED 26TH. JUNE 1902".

(3) Bust of General Kitchener in uniform with cap, front. Signed: "LAUER" at the foot. Legend: "VISCOUNT LORD KITCHENER".

Reverse: Above, arms of the British South Africa Company with motto: “JUSTICE FREEDOM COMMERCE” and below, inclined arms of the Transvaal (left) and Orange River (right) colonies, named below and decorated around with sprigs of rose, shamrock and thistle. Legend above: “UNITED SOUTH AFRICA” and below between 5-pointed stars: “PEACE WITH HONOUR”

Notes: The medal was made with the expectation that Rhodesia (then under the mandate of the British South Africa Company) would also be incorporated into South Africa.

Similar to Laidlaw 0505.