Coins and Australia - 1828 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1828 - M M



Token roughly pierced on the right side and engraved in a decorative floral cursive script. Engraved around the border, from mid-left:

When this you see, Remember me

There are four lines of text, with the initials in the centre of the token being large and decorative, and a small flourish at the base:

Aged 13 years.
Newgate Prison
Jany 10th 1828


Reverse of a worn George III halfpenny, roughly pierced to the right of Britannia’s head.


29.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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