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Andrew Jackson (Running Boar)

OBV: PERISH CREDIT. PERISH COMMERCE-1834 around boar galloping in dexter direction upon grassy ground [see register-word(s) undetermined]; body of boar inscribed MY-THIRD HEAT; MY -VICTORY above ; DOWN WITH THE-BANK below whole surrounded by beaded circle REV: MY SUBSTITUTE-FOR THE U.S BANK ,...

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Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

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The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Hard Times (1833–1844), 1834


United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 9; Low 8


Diameter and weight: 29 mm, 10.9 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.38 oz.)

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