Aust. Historical Medals
CONVICT LOVE TOKEN, on smoothed British penny,1806/07, obverse engraved 'A Token of/Love and Respect/From John/Wheatley to his/father/Jasw.', a sailing ship and the date 1844 below within a rope circle, on either side an emu and kangaroo, reverse engraved 'Accept this ;/tho'poor it be and/and keep it for my/sake/o may your kind and /gratefull heart no more/have cause to ache/MY FATHER'. An excellent example of a convict love token with fine detail, extremely fine.
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CONVICT LOVE TOKEN, on smoothed British penny,1806/07, obverse engraved 'A Token of/Love and Respect/From John/Wheatley ...