Coins and Australia - 1843 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1843 - R Perkins

Transcription

Back

Token with stippled border and the stippled image of a ship. Underneath is the stippled text:

REMEMBER
ME WHEN
FAR FROM
THEE

Front

Token engraved with a border of stippled leaves and a shape at the top that could be a map, containing the initial:

C

Underneath are eight lines of stippled text:

PERKINS
AGED. 15
7. YEARS A
GIFT. TO . HIS
FATHER
R
PERKINS
1843

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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