Front

Token engraved with an elaborate swirling stippled border and stippled text variously curved or straight:

ABEL DEELEY
Aged          30
SARAH DEELEY
Aged . 28 .
MARY PAINTER
Aged      19
RICHD PAINTER
Aged 23
1838

Back

Token engraved with stippled designs and text. At the left is a large cherub holding a scroll with the image of a sailing ship on it, under which is the name:

THE RED
ROVER

At right is another cherub blowing a trumpet. Underneath the scroll is stippled text:

Think of
me Love
when
Far
AWAY

This token might refer to Richard Painter, aged 23, tried and convicted on 3 July 1838 at Warwick Quarter Sessions for larceny. Painter was sentenced to seven years’ transportation . There was also an Edward Deeley sentenced on the same day, who received a two-month term of imprisonment for assault. Painter sailed for New South Wales on the John Barry on 12 November 1838.

Diameter: 35.0mm, thickness: 3.0mm. Object number: 2008.0039.0200

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