Hard Times (1833–1844)
Object Place: United States
Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 10.7 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.38 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
OBV: THE CONSTITUTION / *AS I UNDERSTAND IT* around mule facing right, LLD on its body / ROMAN FIRMNESS above / 1834 below; surrounded by beaded circle. REV: A PLAIN SYSTEM / VOID OF POMP, separated by rosette at each end, around General Jackson in uniform, barcheaded standing on line of ground facing dexter; left hand extended grasping money bag; right hand extended higher, holding sword in act as if to cut bag in twain; surrounded by beaded circle. Edge plain.
Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins