Token opposing President Andrew Jackson and his veto of the bill to recharter the United States Bank, c. 1834. Copper. DeWitt CE 1834-16. Low 51.
OBV: Bust of Jackson in safe, sword in right hand, money bag in left; around, I TAKE THE RESPONSIBILITY. REV: Around, THE CONSTITUTION AS I UNDERSTAND IT., enclosing above ROMAN FIRMNESS, center a donkey inscribed L.L.D., below VETO.
Uncommonly high grade specimen of this classic Hard Times token, one of the first widely circulated pieces issued in opposition to an American president.