Cartwheel Penny Engraved Convict Token - Dated 1824

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Cartwheel Penny smoothed and crudely engraved.

Engraving reads; 'Dear May Wien (sic) - This You See - Remember Me - Under A (unclear) - Doomed To - Slavery - T.W Xx'

The obverse features two doves resting on a love heart with the date 1824 underneath.

An incredibly touching convict token made even more sombre by the reference to the offender feeling they are 'doomed to slavery'.

Some of the engraving is weak but most details are clear.