Aust. Historical Medals
CONVICT LOVE TOKEN, a George III 1797 cartwheel penny shaved nearly smooth on obverse and engraved, 'No Dens/July 8.1836/T.Hautenville'. Reverse with deep channel where it appears an item with an inscribed scroll has been struck, several scratches on obverse from shaving surface, otherwise very good.
No Dens above is possibly a reference to Nodens, a Celtic diety.
Ex Peter Lane Collection.
This piece is recorded on p101 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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