Coins and Australia - 1832 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1832 - M J Y

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with stippled text and symbols. In the centre is a bowl shape containing the words:

THINK
on
Me

At the top is the symbol of a pipe, and shapes of a carafe and a wineglass are engraved on either side of the bowl. Underneath, two lines of text are engraved on either side of the image of a crown and a wreath:

I.W B
4 Sep[t] 1832

Front

Token engraved with stippled text. On either side is a decoration of leaves, and a crown sits at the top:

TOKEN OF
LOVE FROM 
I.W.B
to
[M]J.Y

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter and stay updated.