Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - Thomas Wolfe

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with a scalloped border and eight lines of text:

WHEN
THIS . YOU
SEE . REMEM
BER . ME
THO . MANEY
MILES . WE
DISTANT
BE

Front

Token engraved with the image a of a man painting a house. The details of clothing, bricks, windows, facial hair and bucket are clearly defined. Around the border is inscribed:

THOMAS . WOLFE . BORN . AUG 23 1766

Diameter

29.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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