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I Take the Responsibility (Constitution reverse)

Hard Times (1833–1844)
1834
Die cutter Edward Hulseman (American, active 1833–1841), Struck by Robinson's Jones & Co. (American, active in Attleboro)


Object Place: Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 69

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 11.1 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.39 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1854

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: I TAKE THE / RESPONSIBILITY, separated by rosette between two pellets, around General Jackson in uniform, bareheaded issuing from chest and facing dexter, holding sword in right hand and bag of money in left;surrounded by beaded circle. Signed H below trunk. Rev: THE CONSTITUTION / AS I UNDERSTAND IT around ROMAN / FIRMNESS above a mule to left, LLD on body, VETO below; surrounded by beaded circle. Edge plain.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins