Coins and Australia - 1844 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1844 - M Felton

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Token engraved with a plain and scalloped border and the  image of a three-masted sailing ship adorned with banners and flags. Underneath the ship are five lines of stippled text:

A . TOKEN . OF
FRIENDSHIP
TO . THEE . M
FELTON
1844

Front

Token engraved with the stippled image of a bird sitting on a branch within a border of leaves and flowers. The stippled text at the top reads:

J
PARKER
AGED 27

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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