Medalet promoting Martin Van Buren for president, 1840. Copper. DeWitt MVB 1840-6. Holed for suspension.
OBV: Bust of Van Buren to left; inscription around, THE SOBER SECOND THOUGHTS OF THE PEOPLE ARE O.K. REV: Safe surmounted by eagle with scroll in beak inscribed JUSTICE EQUALITY; inscription around, THE INDEPENDENT SUB-TREASURY, THE CHOICE OF THE PEOPLE.
Above average example of the classic Van Buren campaign token.