Coins and Australia - 1781 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1781 - Charles Croughton

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with seven lines of rough cursive script:

When
this you sees
Remember me
tho' many leagu[e]s
we distant be=
March 4
1781

Front

Token engraved with five lines of rough cursive script (and a decorative flourish under the name):

Charles
Croughton
Birmingham
Wa[rw]ickshire
1781

Diameter

28.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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