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Germany: Boer War: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra / United South Africa, Peace with Honour

Germany: Boer War: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra / United South Africa, Peace with HonourGermany: Boer War: Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra / United South Africa, Peace with Honour
Form: Circular. Proof-like with frosted designs.
By: Wolfgang Lauer of L. Chr. Lauer, Nuremberg Germany
Date: 1902
Ref:  Hern: 655; Laidlaw: 0505;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
32 mmSilver$480

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Conjoined crowned busts of the King and Queen, left, he in uniform. Signed: "LAUER" at the bottom. Legend: "EDW:VII BRITT:OMN.REX ET ALEXANDRA REG: 9TH. AUGUST 1902".

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 above 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 0406.