Coins and Australia - 1843 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1843 - I B

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with stippled text and images. There is a central frame, zigzagging on three sides and bordered by flowers, containing the initials:

I . B

Text above and below the central images reads:

YOU, FIND
NOVEMBER
1843

Front

Token engraved with 10 lines of stippled text:

WHEN
THIS, YOU
SEE, REMEMBER
MEE, AND, BARE
MEE, IN, YOUR
MIND, LET, ALL
THE, WORLD, SAY
WHAT, THEY
WILL, SPEAK
OF, ME, AS

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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