Coins and Australia - 1794 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1794 - Mary Eater

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with an image of a woman pushing a large laden wheelbarrow. Text at the top and base of the token reads:

Mary Eater
1794

Front

Token with a roughly engraved image and a border of text. In the centre is an image of a man and a woman facing each other, holding hands. They are both wearing hats; he has a coat and waistcoat, and his hair is tied at the back. Text running around the border of the coin reads:

When this you See Remember me

Between the two figures is the name:

H Hale 

Diameter

34.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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