Coins and Australia - 1856 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - 1856 - Caroline

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with rough stippled strokes. In the centre is a heart containing the date:

1856

The border has a stippled decoration around the lower half, with text around the top part:

NED+SIMS

Front

Pierced token with a stippled border, and stippled engraving of a cross with a name above it:

CAROLINE

To the left of the cross is an unclear letter symbol, possibly a 'B' or an '8'.

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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