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Love Token Coins
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Love Tokens are coins which have engravings applied to one side.
They were popular in the late 1800's and were usually made as gifts.
The engravings were usually initials or pictures.
American love tokens were mostly made from the Seated Liberty silver coins.
Love Token Owl
1. Love Token with Owl Design
 
Silver, 18mm, 2.09gm
 
The base coin is an American 1877 Seated Liberty dime or ten cent coin.
The coin has been shaved as the original uncirculated weight should be 2.50gm.
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