Coins and Australia - 1839 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1839

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with a stippled border and the crude stippled design of a ship, with the date underneath:

1839

Front

Token engraved with stippled cursive text:

happy is
the hour the
prisoner . is . set
free And smell
Air of liberty
henery . parry
Age 16 Nov
28

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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