Coins and Australia - 1789 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1789 - David Ogilby

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Back

Token engraved with an image of two birds feeding from a bird table and a heart carved on the side, with a decorative border of leaves around the edge.

Front

Token engraved in the centre with two overlaid hearts pierced with an arrow. Neatly engraved around the border are the words (from centre left):

David Ogilby - October 17 . 1789

Diameter

27.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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