Coins and Australia - 1835 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1835 - Elizebth Oldbury

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with stippled border, text and designs, including two birds, and floral and leaf designs above and below the text:

LOVE
JOHN . BRYAN ..
AGED . 21 . 1835 ..
ELIZEBTH …
OLDBURY . AGED . 19
LOVE & LIBERTY
THREW . out . THE
WORLD

Front

Token engraved with a stippled border, text and designs, including a flower, sun and moon at the top, and leaves and flowers at the base:

EO   JB
HAPPY . IS . THE
HOUR PRISONER
FRE . AND . BRAK
THE . CHANGS
OF SLAVRE

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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