Coins and Australia - 1818 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1818 - N Jones

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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

Front

Reverse of a George III sixpence.

Diameter

20.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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