Coins and Australia - 1843 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1843 - W Mollet

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with the stippled image of a heart within a heart, flanked by diamond shapes, and two upside down anchors. Above the image are three lines of text, the third line decorated with diamond shapes:

FOR
GET . ME
?NOT?

Front

Token with seven lines of stippled text, the first line decorated with diamond shapes:

?W?
MOLLET
AGED . 13
TRANS
PORTED
7 . YEAR
1843

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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