Henry Clay: Choice
Henry Clay: Choice 'Protection & Union' shell locket

Henry Clay: Choice "Protection & Union" shell locket

Price: $200.00
Shell locket promoting Henry Clay for president, 1844.
Catalog No: 17670
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 24 mm
GRADE: Choice/AU

Shell locket promoting Henry Clay for president, 1844. Gilt brass shell. DeWitt HC 1844-46. OBV: Togated bust of Clay to left, enclosed by the inscription, HENRY CLAY; raised ornamental border. REV: Inscription, CLAY/ &/ FRELINGHUYSEN/ PROTECTION/ &/ UNION, ornaments to right and left of each &, three cross ornaments between FRELINGHUYSEN and PROTECTION, and four curved lines below UNION. Suspension loop intact.

Top drawer example of this signature Clay piece.

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