Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - Thomas King

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with swirls, stars and a heart at the base with leaves on either side. Inside the heart is the word:

love

Above the heart are five lines of neat stippled cursive text:

When
this you see re
member me un
till i get my 
liberty

Front

Token engraved with six lines of neat stippled cursive text decorated with swirls, leaves and circles:

A
Token of Love
from Thomas King
to his
Affectionate
Mother

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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