Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - Maria Ledger

This token may relate to the Henry Ledger who was tried and convicted at Durham Assizes. He sailed for New South Wales on the Asia on 20 July 1837.

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with an ornate floral border and cursive text:

HenY Ledger
Aged 23
Maria Ledger
Aged 20
August 1

Front

Token engraved with a border of leaves encircling nine lines of text:

Tho time
may pass &
years may fly
and every hope
decay and die and
every joyful seen
be set yet the 
I never can
forget.

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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