Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - E H Elliot

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Back

Token engraved with a stippled heart at the base, and stippled text:

my
rest . aNd
sleeP . I . hOPe
you . will . thi
s . toKen . keeP
DEAR . AUNT
E.H . EllioT

Front

Token engraved with nine lines of stippled text:

EVery
NIght  Wh
en . I . go to m
y . bed . the tho
Ughts . Of . you
comes . IN MY
head . WhICh
robs . me
of

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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