Coins and Australia - 1819 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1819 - J S

Transcription

Back

Token made using the reverse of a George III coin. Engraved over the figure of Britannia is the stippled date:

1819

To the right of Britannia is an engraved numeral:

1

Front

Token made using the head of a George III coin. Engraved over the head of the King (upside down) are the stippled initials and date:

JS
1819

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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