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Lover's Token
[lovers token]

Pilgrim badge: Lover's Heart Token

  • Time period: 15th Century
  • Origin: England
  • Materials: Pewter
  • Product Dimensions: 3.8cm width x 5.0cm height

Further details:

The crowned heart was a popular symbol. This example is surrounded by the depiction of a pearl border, as pearls represented purity. The diagonal sash has the inscription "Herte be trewe".

Potted history;

Badge making did not only serve a religious market. It occupied a position in all aspects of life as for example, political and military to show allegiance, celebrate amorous intent, and indicate sporting interests, often with a satirical flavour.

Period: 1400 - 1500 AD
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