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LOT 482

Sold for (Inc. bp): £196

GEORGE III - CARTWHEEL PENNY - PRISON ART - CONVICT TOKEN
(26.13 grams.).

Host coin is a 1797 cartwheel penny of George III. The obverse smoothed and inscribed 'WHEN THIS YOU SEE THINK OF ME UNTIL I GET MY LIBERTY - J. B.'. Coin about fine, inscription fresh; toned.

LITERATURE:
See Timothy Millett, 'Convict Love Tokens' for information on these tokens.