Coins and Australia - 1818 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1818 - N Jones



Token engraved on the head of an 1816 George III sixpence, on which the original markings are still clearly defined. Cursive text engraved over the head of the King reads:

The Gift of
G Needham
who was Exd
Apl 1818

Squeezed around the border are the words:

Aged 16 N Jones


Reverse of a George III sixpence.


20.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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