Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - J Fletcher

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with seven lines of neat cursive text:

tho time
may pass & years
may fly & every hope
decay & die & every
joyfull dream be set
but thee I never
can forget

Front

Token made up of a simple engraving of a man holding the hand of a woman who is holding the hand of a child. There is a border of entwined lines running most of the way around the token and a name at the bottom:

J Fletcher

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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