Coins and Australia - 1834 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1834 - H Honey

This token may relate to Henry John Honey who was tried and convicted at Devon Assizes on 25 July 1835 and was sentenced to transportation for life. He sailed for New South Wales on the John Barry on 7 September 1835, arriving on 17 January 1836.

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Token decorated with a flowerpot and leaves at base and stars at the top, and nine lines of text:

Kind freinD
when this you
see Remember
me and bear me in
your mind let all
the world say what
thay will speak of me
as you find
1834 H * Honey

Front

Head of a George III  penny, 1807.

Diameter

34.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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