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1819: R L

Object number: 2008.0039.0037

1819: R L

Object number: 2008.0039.0037

Diameter: 36mm, thickness: 3mm

Front:

Token engraved with six lines of text:

RxL
APRIL
21 x 1819
SxL REMB
ER.THE
GIVER

Back:

Token based on a 1797 penny. Flanking the figure of Britannia are the engraved initials:

R L

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Scott Brown

10th Nov 2014

This RL may refer to Robert Loosely, tried 21 April 1819 at Middlesex Gaol Delivery. Sentenced to 7 years and transported on the Eliza, arriving in 1820. From my dtabase listing over 122,000 of the convicts he is the only RL I could find that was tried on 21 April 1819

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