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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID disc made from an Italian 1867 10 Centesimi (KM#11.5). Reverse has been crudely scraped off around the periphery which was then stamped with: SIMONS J.F.J. 43 A.I. 3125 John Francis …

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Click image to enlarge Ex Roxbury Auction 108, Lot 375. Made from Mexican “Cap and Rays” 8 reales with obverse neatly lathed out and stamped with: R.C. WYLLIE ERA PRESBY. 2284 H.M.A.S. PIONEER A couple of Chinese trader chopmarks present …

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Click image to enlarge Australian World War 2 Munitions worker badge, brass and white enamel. Front reads: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA NO. 839 MUNITIONS ESTABLISHMENT Back reads: ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MUNITIONS NOT TRANSFERABLE WALLACE BISHOP BRISBANE Coin Information Reference …

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Click image to enlarge Ex Roxbury Auction 108, Lot 376. Made from British crown with obverse neatly lathed out and stamped with: HENRY R. WHITLEY CANTEEEN 1916 H.M.A.S. BRISBANE Holed for suspension. Unable to find any service records for HENRY …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID disc made from Australia 1915 Plain Florin. Obverse has been neatly skimmed and very proficiently engraved with the following inscription: DUNNE AR 3734 9 AI C OF E The skimmed …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID disc made from Egyptian 1917 (AH 1334) 5 piastres (KM#318.1). Obverse has been neatly skimmed inside the radius of the rim beads. The following inscription has been applied with skillful …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID tag made from Greek silver drachm. Obverse of coin has been skimmed and the coin has been holed. The skimmed obverse has been crudely engraved with “wiggle-work” and reads: 3149 …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 AIF ID tag made from white metal Cairo souvenir medallion. One side shows the Egyptian Sphinx with two pyramids behind and crossed flags above. The word “CAIRO” is visible at the top …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial British ID tag made from a old head Victoria florin. Reverse has been skimmed and coin holed with dark wool threaded through hole. Reverse is neatly engraved with: H.E. CRANE 4839, 30th R.F. WRITE TO …

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Click image to enlarge 51mm florentine copper medal issued by the Numismatic Association of Victoria, edge numbered 045. Minted in 1990 for the 75th Anniversary of the ANZAC Landings at Gallipoli in several different finishes and metals. Read more about …

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