Coins and Australia - 1844 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1844 - H Flood

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Token made up of a George III halfpenny, with the head of the King still visible. There are some  stippled markings over the central image of the King's head, that could represent another face in profile, wearing a crown. Around the border of the token is the stippled text:

AGED . 15 . ON . MARCH . TH7 1844

Front

Token engraved with stippled text:

H . FLOO
D . TRANS
PORTED.
FOR 7.Y
EARS.

Diameter

29.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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