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Love tokens as engraved coins

Lloyd L. Entenmann

Love tokens as engraved coins

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Published by L.L. Entenmann in Audubon, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Tokens -- Great Britain.,
    • Tokens -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLloyd L. Entenmann.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCJ5054 .E58 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1578332M
      ISBN 100962932604
      LC Control Number91092019

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Love tokens as engraved coins by Lloyd L. Entenmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Love tokens tell stories that begin with the words, images, and initials engraved on the coins and are completed only by the limits of our own imaginations.

Other methods of making coins into tokens included cutting coins and "pinpunching" (a stippled technique that employed a.

Love tokens, as opposed to the more general term, “tokens of love,” are literally coins that have been smoothed and engraved on at least one side, sometimes both, to express a sentiment or memorialize an event.

During the Victorian era, these tokens were tangible emotions you could carry with you everywhere you went—or even wear as. Original Love Token Necklace, 16 Barber and Seated Dimes.

A magnificent piece of Victorian jewelry that is fully intact and covered with original gray patina. Each of the 16 love tokens are well engraved with many pictorial and name combinations. By s, their elaborate, beautifully engraved love tokens became a full-on obsession for Victorians, in both the United Kingdom and the United States.

“If you went to a fair in Victorian England, someone would be scraping off the side of a coin and selling love tokens,” Rosin says. For centuries, smoothed coins were used as love tokens, with the initials of the sender engraved or embossed upon the surface. Sometimes these were pierced, which gave recipient the.

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This is the only book on the subject. Beware it is not a priced catalog--there is and can be no such thing since every love token is unique. The author provide much information on the creation and original sale of Love tokens as engraved coins book tokens.

It is a valuable addition to a library if you are interested in love tokens. The book is itself obviously a work of love. My Favorite Love Tokens Love tokens are generally defined as coins on which one side (or sometimes both sides) has been smoothed down and engraved with initials, names, phrases and/or scenes.

These were often given to young ladies as "tokens of love" by suitors, seems to have originated as a practice in Great Britain in the early 's, and. The giving of an altered coin as a token of love is something that has happened in the United Kingdom since the 15th Century.

The first love tokens were coins that had been bent twice so they could no longer be used as money. They were given as amulets and charms to prospective lovers. In the 17th century coins started to be engraved.

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On the obverse is an engraved female or personification of hope with an anchor at her feet, farewelling a ship that sails in the distance. On the reverse it reads 'Let not / Absence Bannish / Love '.

Love tokens are coins with hand-engraved artwork on them. Many of these were christening gifts for newborn babies, or gifts from one sweetheart to another, which is no doubt where the "love token" term originated.

Women kept them on charm bracelets and men kept them on watch chains. The practice began many centuries ago, and continued into the. Get the best deals on Love Tokens when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands 's Half Penny Love Token Colonial Coin Engraved John Moisley.

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Love tokens are coins that have been engraved to commemorate an event or as a personal gift or memento. Generally engraved on one side only, love tokens were very popular in the late 19th century.

Usually made from a silver dime, love tokens on other denominations are scarce. Pocket tokens make great motivational and inspirational tools. Pocket crosses, pocket hearts and inspirational coins also make wonderful party favors, graduation gifts, retirements gifts and portray thoughtful messages.

- A collection of hand-engraved pictorial lighthouses by the sea and nautical love tokens spanning years — from the early s to the early s. See more ideas about love token, token 55 pins. - A collection of hand-engraved pictorial animal love tokens spanning years — from the early s to the early s.

See more ideas about Love token, Token, Hand engraving pins. To give their loved ones a memento to remember them by, some convicts engraved their names and messages on coins and some of these ‘transportation tokens’ are to be auctioned by Dix Noonan Webb at its sale of Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals in London on 13 May   In the late 18th and 19th centuries, love tokens were common.

Coins personalized for a sweetheart were given as an expression of love, and often as a proposal of marriage. What a wonderfully romantic gesture.

These coins, engraved with their loved one's initials, or sometimes their name, were a precious and cherished gift. Love Token/Hobo Nickel Hand Engraved Coin by Shaun Hughes. Love Token/Hobo Nickel Hand Engraved Coin by Shaun Hughes. Hand Engraved coins by Shaun Hughes Nickels Tokens.

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The love Token: Engraved Coin. Country of Origin: England. History: This is a tradition which has existed for many years and is not just confined to England. There are only two prerequisites: that the coin be genuine (i.e.

in circulation as real money), and that it be hand carved. Make Offer - LOVE TOKEN "May"/"Summer of " engraved on Seated Liberty Dime LOVE TOKEN "Edelweiss Zither Club" engraved ca. on Gold Quarter Eagle ILS 1, The altering of coins dates to the 18th century or earlier.

Beginning in the s, the most common form of coin alteration was the "potty coin", engraved on United States Seated Liberty coinage (half dime through trade dollar) and modifying Liberty into a figure sitting on a chamber time period was also the heyday of the love token, which was made by machine-smoothing a coin (usually.

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The “Love Token” began to appear in Great Britain during the late ’s through the ’s. Most Love Tokes were coins that were smoothed by hand and then engraved with a special message.

These tokens were used to celebrate a birth, a special date, initials or name of a lover or family member, or even as a remembrance of someone lost. Political tokens and medalets by Dewitt/Sullivan number; Counterstamped coins; Engraved coins and love tokens Engraved coins and love tokens.

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They were crafted by professionals and amateurs.” The Royal Australian Mint has released three of these new one-dollar coins, which are available individually for $ AUD or as part of a three-coin.

Coins were planed and engraved, then made into pins, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, stick pins and cufflinks, in addition to being made into pocket-piece love tokens. There is nothing to stop someone from making his or her own love token today.

However, if you were fortunate enough to find someone with the patience, talent and desire to make. H T H Silver Love Token Aug Silver Coin Engraved Letters Holed for Pendant. C $ Seated Liberty 10c Love Token. C $ 0 bids. C $ shipping. Ending 1 Dec at EST 5d 16h.

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Conder Tokens are generally copper coins that were minted by private individuals for the purpose of being used in trade and advertising. The majority of the tokens were minted in the ’s and come in three denominations; quarter penny or farthing, half penny, and penny.

I love the hangman tokens, although I am fascinated by them all. I.Love tokens are coins that have been engraved or enameled to show affection for someone or to commemorate an event. The Love Token Society had a booth at the ANA Convention in New Orleans.Tokens and pocket charms make lovely mementos for yourself or others.

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