Coins and Australia - 1831 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1831 - Randall Woodfield

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Token ornately engraved with the image of a man chained to a wall. He is wearing striped trousers and holding a large mug in one hand and a cooping tool in the other. The building has stairs and windows. At the base is engraved ornate cursive text with a flourish at the bottom:

John Woodfield.
Aged 19 feby 11.
-1831- 
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Front

Token ornately engraved with the image of a man standing among trees on the shore, looking at a ship at sea. A large flower is engraved in the top centre, and there are pinetrees in the background. Underneath is engraved ornate cursive text with a flourish at the bottom:

Randall Woodfield .
Ships Cooper . 
-1831- 
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Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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