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.
Token engraved with stippled text and designs. The top half has the design of a tree. In the leaves at top is the date:
On either side of the trunk are the initials and numerals:
The lower half of the token is engraved with stippled text:
JOHN . PARKER
AGED . 21