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INV.13707j

Object Number: 
INV.13707j
Date: 
1834
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: "I TAKE THE / RESPONSIBLITY" Inscription: "THE CONSTITUTION/AS I UNDERSTAND IT" Inscription: "ROMAN FIRMNESS/VETO"
Description: 
Circular copper "Hard Times" token; recto: depiction of Andrew Jackson in military garb, emerging from a banded chest with a sword and purse in hand, inscribed "I TAKE THE / RESPONSIBLITY"; verso: a donkey labeled "C [&] D" in circular inscription "THE CONSTITUTION/AS I UNDERSTAND IT" AND "ROMAN/FIRMNESS/VETO"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group