obverse design: two narrow lines intersect at right angles at the centre of the piece to form four equal sectors. Above
and below the horizontal line a military commander's name and between the names two small double-headed arrows positioned vertically,
indicating that the names may be read both vertically and horizontally
obverse text: 'JOFFRE' (above horizontal line) & 'FRENCH'
reverse text: 'SIE WERDEN SEIT' AN SEIT-WEICHEN DENN AUCH GEWÜRFELT BLEIBEN SIE DIE GLEICHEN' (in seven lines on plain
A German anti-Allied token of the late 1914 period using the contrived visual arrangement of the names of the British
and French Commanders in Chief in order to make satirical reference to British and French military defeats on the Western Front in 1914.
The reverse text is translated as 'They shall retreat side by side, for take them anyhow they remain together'.