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Germany: Boer War: President Kruger / "Dem Tapferen Boerenvolke”

Germany: Boer War: President Kruger / "Dem Tapferen Boerenvolke”Germany: Boer War: President Kruger / "Dem Tapferen Boerenvolke”
Germany: Boer War: President Kruger / "Dem Tapferen Boerenvolke”Germany: Boer War: President Kruger / "Dem Tapferen Boerenvolke”
Germany: Boer War: President Kruger / "Dem Tapferen Boerenvolke”Germany: Boer War: President Kruger / "Dem Tapferen Boerenvolke”
Form: Circular with and without attached loop; or alternatively with an ornate rope-wire mounting for a ring to a red-white-blue vertically striped ribbon folded double over a horizontal orange ribbon
By: Wolfgang Lauer of L. Chr. Lauer, Nuremberg Germany
Date: 1901
Ref:  AM: 111; Hern: 250; ME: Germany 10; Laidlaw: 0477;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
21.8 mmBronze (wire mounting)3.1 gm$130
22.0 mmGold Plated Bronze (wire mounting)3.4 gm$140
21.9 mmGilded Bronze (attached loop)2.6 gm$120

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Bare head and shoulder of Kruger, left. Signed at the foot either: “LAUER” on the bronze examples or: “L. CHR. LAUER NUREMB.” on the gold plated example. Legend: “PRÄSIDENT (left) KRÜGER (right)”.

Reverse: Within a laurel wreath tied at the bottom, across: “DEM / TAPFEREN / BOERENVOLKE / 1900/1901 (on one line) (the brave Boer nation)”

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