Australian World War 1 Love Token – To Louie from Charles

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An interesting Australian love token or forget-me-not penny that most likely dates to World War 1 and originates in South Australia. It is crudely made from a George V penny. The reverse has been skimmed off and the following message stamped into it:

FORGET ME NOT
WITH
FONDEST
LOVE
TO
LOUIE
FROM
CHARLES

With no service number it’s impossible to attribute this Forget-me-not penny properly however you can read more about the origins of these interesting forget-me-not pennies here.

Coin Information

Reference Number:C071804
Country:Australia
Denomination:1d
Year:1911 to 1918
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