Coins and Australia - 1833 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1833 - Ann Martin

Transcription

Back

Head of a George III cartwheel penny.

Front

Token featuring several concentric engraved rings of varying design and text around a central image of a hand with a heart engraved in the palm, on either side of which is engraved in cursive text:

Chas       Fry 

The central image is bordered with a  zigzag design. Between this and the outer border of leaves is a circle of neatly printed text:

ANN MARTIN KEEP THIS IN REMEMBERENCE OF ME. 1833

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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