Coins and Australia - 0 - Convict love tokens

Convict Love Token - Undated - William Holland

Transcription

Back

Token engraved with nine lines of ornate cursive text:

I hope
the first Broad
-side Deaths
summons bring
If e'er I prove
false to my love 
and ring. 
William
Holland

Front

Token engraved with nine lines of ornate cursive text:

Tho' time
may pass and
years may fly.
And every hope
decay and die.
And every joyful
dream may set.
Yet thee I never 
can forget

Diameter

36.0 mm

Copyright: National Museum of Australia

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