Coins and Australia - 1835 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1835 - W R McKay

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with a decorative stippled border and leaves around the date at the base:

W R
McKay
Aged 18 yrs
1835

Front

Token engraved with a stippled border and rough cursive text, with a heart and leaves at the base:

Forget me not
oh never let
Thy Son be once
forgot
Forget me when
I thee forget
Till then forget 
me not

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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