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    (Circa 1844) MS Henry Clay Medal, AU Uncertified. White metal, 42 mm. Holed for suspension, as usual. This lovely medal features a draped bust of Henry Clay facing right in a plain field, accomplished by famed engraver Charles Cushing Wright (1796-1854) whose initials appear on the bust truncation. The reverse is inscribed with five important events in Clay's life from his birth in 1777 to appointment as Secretary of State in 1825. Lustrous light gray surfaces with splashes of dark patina.
    From The Virgil Brand Collection


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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