Convict Love Tokens
CONVICT TOKEN, 1807 penny with reverse shaved smooth and stiple engraved 'R.W.Cook/1832/FORGET ME NOT'. Fine/very fine and rare.
Robert Cook was sentenced at Southampton on 18 December 1830 to be transported for life. He was among 67 other offenders with a similar sentence who sailed to Australia on the Captain Cook, which left Southampton on 2 May 1833 and arrived in Sydney on 26 August.
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CONVICT TOKEN, 1807 penny with reverse shaved smooth and stiple engraved 'R.W.Cook/1832/FORGET ME NOT'. Fine/very ...