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Lot 320    SESSION 1 (9.30AM TUESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER)    Aust. Historical Medals

Estimate $1,000
SOLD $600

CONVICT LOVE TOKEN, a George III 1797 cartwheel penny shaved smooth on both sides and with a pierced hole at top for suspension, obverse stipple engraved, '(1833)/John Davis/Think of Me/Till I Get/My/Liberty', reverse stipple engraved with a large sprig of leaves above an inscription, 'Token/of/Regard' with a cross at both sides and a fouled anchor below. Some small edge nicks, otherwise good fine.

Ex Peter Lane Collection.

This piece is recorded on p97 of Convict Love Tokens by T.Millett 1998, and has been exhibited at the Mint and Barracks Museum, National Museum of Australia, South Australian Museum, and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka in Ballarat, Victoria.

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