Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - T Gardinner

Transcription

Back

Head of a George III penny, with original engraving still visible. Engraved sideways across the King's head is the name:

T Gardinner

Front

Pierced token engraved with text partially obscured by corrosion:

W[h]en
this you see
Dear Mother
think of me
when I am
far away

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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