Convict Love Token - 1830 - M H
Frederick Buck, 19, was tried and convicted at the Old Bailey on 8 July 1830 for stealing one crown, four half-crowns, six shillings and four sixpences from the till of the Rose & Crown hotel on 28 May 1830. He was sentenced to seven years' transportation.
Token engraved with the image of a heart crossed with two downwards facing arrows and a downward facing arrow in the centre. There is an initial on either side and one word engraved below:
Crudely engraved token with six lines of text, the third line partially scored through:
FOR 7 YEARS
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