Coins and Australia - 1828 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1828 - G E R

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with cursive text, and a line scored above the date:

when
this you see
think of 
mee
  - 
1828

Front

Token engraved with the central image of two linked hearts, the left one cross-hatched, the right one stippled, and crossed with two downward facing arrows. The border is decorated with sprigs of leaves, and initials at the top, left and underneath the hearts:

G
E
R

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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