HT 1       Low 1       AU 55 BN       R-6   

Andrew Jackson. 1832. Copper. 27mm. DeWitt AJACK 1831-1. Type I. Small Head. Diagonally reeded edge. Details...

A gorgeous specimen, nice rich brown in color with clear fields. This is probably the most common of the three head types.

Rev: Slightly off center to the upper right.

The John J. Ford Collection (Stack's, June 23, 2004, lot 1).
Ex. Donald Miller Collection, which Miller traded for Ford's F.C.C. Boyd specimen in June 1983. Origionally cost $275 in a 1955 New Netherlands auction.

   HT 1A       Low 166       XF Details       R-8   

Andrew Jackson. 1832. Copper. 27mm. Details...

Obv: Light corrosion or pitting, which is common in these pieces. Small rim bump at 12:00.

   HT 5       Low 3       AU 55       R-3   

Andrew Jackson. 1834. Brass. 27mm. Details...

   HT 6       Low 4       MS 61       R-2   

Andrew Jackson. 1834. Brass.27mm. Roman Bust. Details...

A richly detailed example with full gleaming luster and variegated golden-green and bluish-gray toning. Other than one small blemish on the lower reverse, just above the W in WAR, the surfaces seem abrasion-free. Certainly one of the finest known of this very scarce variety. Hayden: Rare in this condition and only the second uncirculated example in my database of over 13,000 Hard Times tokens.

Steve Hayden mail bid sale #26, December 9, 2006, lot 552.
Ex. The Troy Wiseman Collection (Heritage Auction Galleries, September 16, 2006, lot 5754).
Ex: Donald Miller, Charles W. Foster Collections.

   HT 6A       Low 4A       UNC Details       R-6   

Andrew Jackson. (1834). Silvered Brass. 27mm.

A medium gray example with patches of deeper toning in the devices. Quite scarce!

Stack's April 14, 1999 sale lot 2022.

   HT 7       Low 5       UNC 60       R-5   

Andrew Jackson. Large Shield. Reeded edge variety. Period after N of N. Orleans Details...

Definitely superior to Rulau plate coin. Orange and gold toning overall. This specimen is undoubtedly the finest known.

Heritage sale #333, November 6, 2003, lot 16022.

   HT 8       Low 5A       MS 62       R-6   

Andrew Jackson. Small Shield. 1833. Brass. 28mm. No period after N. Comes with upset and non-upset reverse. Well struck obverses command a premium. Reeded edge. Details...

Well struck, lustrous, and unabraded, with scattered carbon on each side. An attractive Mint State example.This is the small shield variety with the acorn on the reverse pointing to the right leg of N of ORLEANS. It is coin turn rather than medal turn.

Well struck, lustrous, and unabraded, with scattered carbon on each side. An attractive Mint State example. This is the small shield variety with the acorn on the reverse pointing to the right leg of N of ORLEANS. It is coin turn rather than medal turn.

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