Coins and Australia - 1834 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1834 - Jane Saunders

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Token engraved with a central heart shape crossed with downward facing arrows. There is a thistle at left, a clover emerging from the top of the heart and a rose on the right, with a decorative embellishment below. Inside the heart is engraved:

T . LUCAS.
TO . JANE . 
SAUNDERS
 . 1834 . 

Front

Token engraved with a  border and text:

WHEN
THIS . YOU
SEE . THINK . OF . 
ME . UNTIL . I . 
 . GET . MY . 
 . LIBERTY .
 . MARCH . 15 . 

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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