Coins and Australia - 1836 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1836 - James Stieney

Transcription

Back

Pierced token engraved with stippled cursive text:

Paul Stieney
Sarah Stieney
[John] Stieney
James Stieney
7 Years

Front

Pierced token with stippled cursive text:

No pen
can write No
tongue can tell
the aching heart
that bids
Farewell
Octr 24
1836

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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