Coins and Australia - 1841 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1841 - Robert Salmon

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Token engraved with a stippled zigzag border and decorated with symbols including diamonds, a moon, a heart and a triangle. Four lines of stippled text:

Robert
Salmon
Aged 21
1841

Front

Token engraved with a stippled zigzag border and six lines of cursive text within guidelines:

when t[hi]s
you se
remember
me and bear
me in your
Mind

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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