Hard Times token: Ilustrious Predecessor, Executive Experiment,1837

Object Number: 
INV.13920
Date: 
1837
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 in. ( 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
small card: printed "Miss Charlotte M. Boyer" hand written "521 West 122d St., N.Y."
Description: 
Token; copper; depiction of a donkey on obverse, a tortoise carrying a bank on it shell on reverse; obverse "ILLUSTRIOUS / I FOLLOW IN THE / STEPS / OF MY / PREDECESSOR" reverse "EXECUTIVE / SUB / TREASURY / 1837 / FISCAL AGENT / EXPERIMENT"
Credit Line: 
Miss Charlotte M. Boyer, 521 West 122nd. St., NY
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group