Medal promoting Henry Clay for president, 1844. White metal. DeWitt HC 1844-10. Holed for suspension.
OBV: Small togated bust of Clay to left with THOMAS (engraver) at truncation, enclosed by inscription, THE FARMER OF ASHLAND and oak wreath; above, HENRY CLAY; below, BORN APRIL 12 1777, three rosettes to left and right. REV: Inscription around, NOMINATED BY THE BALTIMORE CONVENTION MAY. 1. 1844; within a beaded circle, HENRY CLAY/ OF/ KENTUCKY/ FOR/ PRESIDENT/ THEODORE/ FRELINGHUYSEN/ OF/ NEW JERSEY/ FOR VICE/ PRESIDENT.
Scarce medal in high grade, only the second we have offered.