Henry Clay: Rare
Henry Clay: Rare 'PROTECTION & UNION' shell locket

Henry Clay: Rare "PROTECTION & UNION" shell locket

Price: $225.00
Shell locket promoting Henry Clay for president, 1844.
Catalog No: 18272
Availability: In Stock.
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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