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Offline brandm24

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Unusual love token
« on: January 12, 2021, 01:49:02 AM »
I thought this was an unusual love token. Certainly different than you'd normally expect.

Makes you wonder how this one turned out. A kiss or not? :)

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Re: Unusual love token
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2021, 03:44:54 AM »
'D' was so besotted he turned on his head! ;D
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Re: Unusual love token
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2021, 09:51:57 AM »
Host is a 1797 type UK coin, Napoleonic wars era. Text sounds not prudish enough for 1800.

Text was obviously punched in with separate letters. Author made no spelling errors, but atrocious letter spacing, alignment and upside down M and D hint at lack of experience with this kind of job, yet access to the punches.

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Re: Unusual love token
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2021, 10:03:53 AM »
George III 1797 penny or tuppence depending on what size it is. The weight would be 1oz or 2oz respectively.
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Re: Unusual love token
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2021, 10:48:25 AM »
He started out pretty well but by the time he got to the part about the kiss he was really nervous. Looks like he tried to put his name at the bottom, but after two awkward "D's" gave up and ran. :-[

The coin's a penny and probably stamped 1830 / 1840 I would guess.

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