Henry Clay: Rare PROTECTION & UNION shell locket

Henry Clay: Rare PROTECTION & UNION shell locket

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Catalog Number:18272

Size:

26 mm

Grade:

Choice/XF

Shell locket promoting Henry Clay for president, 1844. Gilt brass shell. DeWitt HC 1844-45. 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 &, ornaments to right and left of each ampersand, sunburst beneath UNION. Suspension loop intact.

Superb example of this signature Clay piece, less common than the other variants.

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