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Belgium: Boer War: General J.H. de la Rey Uniface by G. Devreese

Belgium: Boer War: General J.H. de la Rey Uniface  by G. DevreeseBelgium: Boer War: General J.H. de la Rey Uniface  by G. Devreese
Form: Circular with attached loop throught wich passes an oval ring
By: Godefroid Devreese
Date: 1902
Ref:  AM: 97; Hern: 220; Laidlaw: 0695b;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
32 mm - 33 mmSilver14.4 gm$230

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Bust of de la Rey extending downwards to the rim, front and turned slightly to the left, bearded with hat. To the right across in incused letters: “G (looks like C) DEVREESE / 1902”. Legend on left incused: “DELAREY”.

Reverse: Blank. The Belgian silver mark: "AR" stamped at the foot.

Notes: General de la Rey was part of a delegation which visited Europe at the end of the Boer War to seek funding for reconstruction. This medal dates from that time.

Godefroid Devreese (1861-1941) was a prolific Belgian medallist.