Coins and Australia - 1831 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1831 - J Clark

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with eight lines of  text:

When
this you see re
member me & bear
me in your mind let
all the world say
what they will do
nt prove to me
unkind

Front

Token engraved with the image of a man wearing striped trousers and a buttoned jacket, holding the hand of a woman wearing a hat and holding the hand of a small child. The sun is shining above them and there is a decoration resembling chains around each side border. At the base is the engraved text:

J Clark
1831

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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