Coins and Australia - 1839 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1839 - Sawbridge

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with stippled cursive text:

Step i
take out of
these gates may
thay be closd for
ever. Alexr D
Senior ~
1839

Front

Token engraved with six lines of stippled cursive text, with interlinear insertions:

Mrss
Sawbridge
Confined within
goal walls again
may i be never
the first

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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