Coins and Australia - 1840 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1840 - Mary Bodycoat

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Roughly pierced token engraved with stippled cursive text:

You [se]e
remember me
dear wife forget
me not 
Chs Bodycoat
Mary Bodycoat
1840

Front

Roughly pierced token engraved with stippled cursive text:

Dow[n] in
those loansom
sels i ly how
hard it is my
lot when 
this

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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