Coins and Australia - 1831 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1831 - Percilla Stiles

Transcription

Back

Token with worn engraving of which all that is visible are some flowers and leaves under a canopy. At the base is the date:

1831

Around the border (from centre left) is engraved: 

John Gardiner Percilla Stiles

Front

Token engraved with nine lines of text with some leaves scattered at the base:

Farwell
dear girl since
you and  i must
Part for 7 years to A
foreign Part if you 
will Prove kind i
will Prove true utill
I do return bac
k to you

Diameter

41.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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