Coins and Australia - 1820 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1820 - Sarah

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with seven lines of cursive text, and five lines scored at the base:

Weep
not for me my
. Sarah dear in heavy .
. frames . I am Confined 
hear with Greef and
Sorrow I am oprest
thinking on you

Front

Token engraved with cursive text. There are two hearts crossed with arrows on either side of the initials at the base:

I Cannot
take no rest
James . Broker.
Feby 19 1820
J . B

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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