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Germany: Boer War: S.J.P. Kruger / Victorious Battles Against the English

Germany: Boer War: S.J.P. Kruger / Victorious Battles Against the EnglishGermany: Boer War: S.J.P. Kruger / Victorious Battles Against the English
Germany: Boer War: S.J.P. Kruger / Victorious Battles Against the EnglishGermany: Boer War: S.J.P. Kruger / Victorious Battles Against the English
Germany: Boer War: S.J.P. Kruger / Victorious Battles Against the EnglishGermany: Boer War: S.J.P. Kruger / Victorious Battles Against the English
Form: Circular
By: Wolfgang Lauer of L. Chr. Lauer, Nuremberg Germany
Date: 1900
Ref:  AM: 109; Hern: 246; ME: Germany 1; Laidlaw: 0375;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
35.4 mmSilver19.6 gm$450
35.4 mmBronze20.7 gm$200
35.4 mmGilded Bronze20.7 gm$300

Edge: Plain. Silver medal stamped with the German crescent moon and crown silver mark and: "0.990".

Obverse: Bareheaded bust of Kruger, left (similar to Z.A.R. coinage). Signed: "LAUER" on the truncation. On the right, across: “PRÆS. / S.J.P. / KRÜGER”

Reverse: Within a beaded border, the coat of arms of the Z.A. Republic with motto: “EENDRAGT MAAKT MAGT”. Below in an arc: “1899 – 1900”. Legend outside: “ZUR ERINNERG. AN DIE SIEGR: SCHLACHTEN DER BUREN GEGEN DIE ENGLÄNDER (in commemoration of the victorious battles of the Boers against the English)”. Small ornament at the foot.

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