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Cape Colony: Boer War: Royal Visit of Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York: Mowbray

Cape Colony: Boer War: Royal Visit of Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York: MowbrayCape Colony: Boer War: Royal Visit of Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York: Mowbray
Form: Cast. Two ovals, shield above, scroll below. Holed at the top for a ribbon.
By: -
Date: 1901
Ref:  Laidlaw: 0108;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
32 mm x 35 mmBrass$40

Edge: Plain

Obverse: In the left oval, the bust of the Duchess, slightly right. In the right oval the bust of the Duke, slightly left. On the shield above in downward curved arcs: “COMMEMORATING / THE VISIT OF / T.R.H. / THE / DUKE & DUCHESS OF / CORNWALL & YORK / - 1901 -”. On the scroll below: “IMPERIAL UNITY”. Rose, shamrocks and thistle ornaments.

Reverse: In an arc on the shield: “MOWBRAY” with ornaments. Indentations from the obverse design.

Notes: Mowbray is one of the affluent southern suburbs of Cape Town.