Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - Elisabeth Ratcliff

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Token engraved with lines indicating water and two crossed hearts at the bottom of seven lines of neat cursive text:

Native
land to see ( ) I
will enjoy my
relation dear and
shun Bad Compan[y]
           [that]
E( ) listh ( ) Ratcliff
[J] P

Front

Token engraved with nine lines of neat cursive text:

[Farewell]
Elisabeth
[fair]well ( ) I shall
never see you
more ( ) Im goeing
to A far and distant
shore But if ever
I should return
again my

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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