Category: Trench Art

Click image to enlarge Interesting World War 1 AIF Identity Disc crafted from a 120 Grana from Naples (Italian States). Very unusual to see an ID disc on a crown sized silver coin, and especially so on an obscure coin …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity disk made from a French Empire 10 centimes. Obverse has been skimmed off and stamped with a chisel or flat bladed tool to read: 457 C.R.E. WOODS 2ND ANZAC CYCLISTS A.I.F …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity disk made from an old head British Queen Victoria penny. Reverse has been skimmed off and engraved with ‘wiggle work’ to read: 2973 E.J. Stanley 7th. 57th. A.I.F. R.C. Edmund John …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity disk made from an 1855 French 10 centimes. Reverse has been skimmed off and stamped with letter punches to read: 1696 M. FARREL 2. PIONEERS BATT AIF RC Disk was purchased …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity disk that appears to have been made from a blank official WW1 red fibre ID disk. One side has been crudely scratched with: 1696 3413 W.J. Cronk CE 9LH Disk was …

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Click image to enlarge Impromptu World War 1 AIF identity disk made from an Indian 1913 Rupee. Reverse of the coin has been flattened and the top holed. The reverse is crudely engraved: 1383 R. TAYLOR 16. BATT A.I.F. Rowland …

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Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge Interesting impromptu World War 1 Identity Disc crafted from an Egyptian AH1293/33 20 Quirsh silver coin with the reverse skimmed off. It has been crudely engraved: Lt H. WELLS D 1. AI. …

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Click image to enlarge Impromptu World War 1 AIF identity disk made from a 1914 Belgium 25 Centimes. Both sides of the coin have been flattened and the top holed. The obverse is crudely stamped: 7976 E.S. BATH The reverse …

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Click image to enlarge Unofficial World War 1 identity tag in the shape of Australia, made from aluminium and engraved on one side with “wiggle work”. Item is 50mm wide and 45mm high and pierced on both sides, perhaps for …

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Click image to enlarge An interesting Australian love token or forget-me-not penny that most likely dates to World War 1 and originates in South Australia. It is crudely made from a George penny, silvered with attached loop. The reverse has …

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