Coins and Australia - 1838 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1838 - Mary Harrison

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Token engraved with eight lines of stippled cursive text:

When. this. 
you. see. remember
me. and. bear. me. in
your. mind. tet. all
the. world. say. what
they. will. dont. 
prove. to. me. 
unkind.

Front

Token engraved with stippled text and designs. In the centre is a large square shape, with a heart in each corner. Cursive text reads:

Valentine
Castings. Aged. 2.7.
Feby. the .22. 
Mary. Harrison
1.8.3.8.

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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