Coins and Australia - 1831 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1831 - Deney Briant

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Token engraved with stippled text on the reverse of a cartwheel twopence. On either side of the figure of Britannia runs the text:

7 Y
AGED XIX

Inside the border between the date 1797 and the word BRITANNIA are the words:

SEPR 8
1831 .. o ..

Front

Token engraved with a border of cut marks and the stippled image of a man wearing chains. Inside the border runs the stippled text:

YOUR . ILL . FATED . BROTHER . BOUND . IN . SLAVERY . 

On the inside of this border is the name:

.DENEY.    . BRIANT.

Diameter

40.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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