Coins and Australia - 1838 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1838 - Henry Willims

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Worn token engraved with nine lines of stippled cursive text:

Wen
this you
sea remem
ber Henry 7
years I shall
be free in
1845 H
willims
1838

Front

Token engraved with the stippled image of a man wearing a hat and chains and raising his hand (waving?), standing next to a window. He is surrounded by words and dates:

H[e]nry gwillim
1838 aged 20

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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