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Convict Love Token - Undated - Jane Jones

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Token engraved around the edge (from top right):

May you blest . with all . that heaven can send long life much 

The rest of the coin is filled with the text:

happines
and . A . faithfull
friend may you be
blest with joys like
these & spend your
days in health and 
ease,  & kindly
still . remember
Mee

Front

Token engraved with a lady wearing a hat with feathers, standing next to a small carved table on which is a basket and another unidentified object. There is a canopy above her, from which hangs a lantern, and between her and the table is engraved the initial:

W

Beneath this scene is a heart surrounded by a wreath. On either side of the heart are two crosses. Around the edge of the coin are two concentric lines of text:

Jane Jones  let my body  be Were it will my heart shall
Be with you still

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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