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Catalog Number 1968.126.29
Object Name Coin
Title American Political Coin
Date 1834
Year Range from 1834
Year Range to 1834
Description Political Token. On one side is a boar embossed with the lettering "My Victory: My Third Heat: Down with the Bank." Also in lettering embossed, in a circle, around the boar is "Perish Credit: Perish Commerce: 1834." On the reverse side there is a man's bust and underneath which it says, in embossed lettering, " My Experiment; My Currency; My Glory." Around the coin it says, "My Substitute for the U.S. Bank."
Dimensions H-0.3 Dia-2.9 cm