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Colony of Natal: Boer War: Lord Roberts, Transvaal War / Souvenir from Simpson & Co. Durban

Colony of Natal: Boer War: Lord Roberts, Transvaal War / Souvenir from Simpson & Co. DurbanColony of Natal: Boer War: Lord Roberts, Transvaal War / Souvenir from Simpson & Co. Durban
Form: Circular. Aluminium shell over cardboard. Pierced hole at 12 o’clock for a ring to a metal bar to which is crimped a red-white-blue ribbon.
By: ?
Date: 1900
Ref:  Hern: 136; Laidlaw: 0288b;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
38.3 mmAluminium Sheet Metal5.4 gm$50

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 with ornamental lines: "SOUVENIR (in an arc) / FROM / SIMPSON & CO. / OUTFITTERS / DURBAN (in an arc)".

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