Coins and Australia - 1829 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1829 - T Rea

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Token engraved with 11 lines of stippled cursive text:

When
This you see
remember me
And ber me in
your mind let
all the world
say What they
Will. dont Prove
to me un
kind 1829
T. Rea

Front

Token engraved with the stippled image of a man and a woman standing on either side of a small table with a carafe and a wineglass on it. The man is wearing a coat, holding a pipe and appears to have a key hanging from his belt. The woman has a ribboned hat and is holding a flower and a wineglass. At the top and bottom is stippled text reading:

T.R
1829

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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