The National Museum of Australia has 314 convict love tokens in its collection. These tokens were made by convicts around the time of their sentencing and were given to friends and loved ones as mementos.

What is a convict love token?

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Token engraved with stippled cursive text, and a small decorative flourish at base:

+When+
this you see
Remember me
banishd from
my country
~

Bethany says:

Love this one.

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Sophie_Jensen says:

Hi Lauren – Yes this token would appear to relate to this case. The Old Bailey transcripts have been a valu...

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Lauren Carter says:

Noah Stevens seven years transportation for stealing, November 1832 http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse....

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Lauren Carter says:

Could this be William Williams, sentenced to death for stealing, aged 24, April 1827? http://www.oldbailey...

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