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Love Tokens

The altering of coins goes back to the late 1700s or earlier. Love tokens are generally defined as coins on which one side, or sometimes both sides, has been smoothed down and engraved with ornate initials, names, phrases or scenes often with an ornate border. These were often given to young ladies as "tokens of love" by a man who is trying to persuade a woman to marry him. The practice seems to have originated in Great Britain in the early 1800's, and migrated to the United States in the mid- to late-1800's. The Seated Liberty dime of the 1850's - 1880's is by far the most popular host coin, but tokens are known on all denominations of U. S. coins from half cents through twenty-dollar gold pieces as well as numerous world coin denominations.

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1843 Love Token Engraved DEW DWE WED WDE EWD EDW Seated Liberty Dime Silver.

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1876 Love Token Beautifully Engraved ESS ESE SSE Liberty Seated Dime Silver.

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1876 Love Token Engraved NME NEM MEN MNE ENM EMN Liberty Seated Dime Silver.

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1877 Love Token Engraved ELG Liberty Seated Dime Silver Necklace Ready.

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1877 Love Token Engraved JB BJ Liberty Seated Dime Silver Necklace Ready.

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1878 Love Token Engraved AED ADE DEA DAE EAD EDA Liberty Seated Dime Silver.

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1882 Love Token Beautifully Engraved RFR RRF FRR Liberty Seated Dime Silver.

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1883 Love Token Engraved FGA FAG GAF GFA AGF AFG Liberty Seated Dime Silver.

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1883 Love Token Engraved GHG GGH HGG Liberty Seated Dime Silver Well Done.

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1883 Love Token Engraved JEC JCE ECJ EJC CJE CEJ Seated Liberty Dime Silver.

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Love Token, Letters S M & C engraved reverse 1884 British six pence coin

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1875 SEATED DIME LOVE TOKEN SEE THE PICS NO RESERVE

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Love Token, Letters J E & G engraved reverse 1878 United States Seated Dime

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1886 Seated Liberty Silver Dime Love Token *Condition: Hole *XB09

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Love token "Mother" coin

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Love token "Hattie" coin

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One Dollar $1 Gold Love Token

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LOVE TOKEN 1837 Seated Half Dime - 90% Silver

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LOVE TOKEN: GREAT BRITAIN: SHILLING - "J.W.C. FROM C.B.H. JULY 4. 1876" #U8200

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9 Coin LOVE TOKEN BRACELET/FOB - 1800's Seated Liberty Dimes - Names

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Love Tokens are valued for their workmanship and metal value, for example a gold coin love token is worth much more than one on silver or copper. If in addition to initials, pictures are engraved or jewels are inlayed, these have much more value than the more common tokens that only have initials. Hundreds of thousands of coins probably were altered in this manner, with a pin added on the back or they were put on bracelets and necklaces. The love token fad faded out in the early 1900s


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