Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - W H

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Token engraved with stippled designs, including a number of masonic symbols. The designs include a smiling sun and moon, two crossed hearts, two birds holding a sprig of leaves between them, and a crown. Other symbols include a compass and square, a trowel and possibly a set of scales, and the eye stippled at the top of the token. Initials at the base have been scored through:

W [H]

Front

Token engraved with a stippled border and 11 lines of stippled text, still showing the guidelines, and with the date at the base scored through:

WHEN
THIS YOU SEE
REMBER ME .
AND BAR ME IN
YOUR MIND LET
ALL THE WORLD
SAY WHAt THAY
WELL DONt . .
PROVE TO ME
UNKIND . .
18[3?]

Diameter

35.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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