Token engraved with text and decorated at the top with a heart pierced with a horizontal arrow, and with a number of stars sprinkled around the text:
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Head of an Anglesea penny token, worn down so that the features are barely visible.
Samuel Phillips, 21, labourer, was tried and convicted at the Bristol Quarter Sessions on 2 May 1820 for stealing a watch. He was sentenced to 14 years’ transportation. Phillips’s record states that his conduct on board the hulk was ‘orderly’. His physical description notes a tattoo of a mermaid on his left arm. Phillips sailed for Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the Juliana on 3 September 1820, arriving on 28 December 1820. He had received his ticket of leave by 1830 and was granted a free certificate on 24 September 1835.
Diameter: 33.0mm, thickness: 3.0mm. Object number: 2008.0039.0044