Coins and Australia - 1834 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1834 - C Neale

Transcription

Back

Pierced token engraved with stippled cursive text and a decoration of engraved leaves on either side of the date at the base:

gift
of W taylor
to his sincere
friend C + Neale
1834

Front

Pierced token engraved with stippled cursive text:

far from
my friends far
from my home
on a distant
land i am
to roam

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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