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    Rare 1832 Henry Clay Medal, Sullivan HC-1832-1

    1832 Henry Clay Medal. Sullivan-DeWitt HC-1832-1. White metal, 42 mm, 29 gm. Early Henry Clay medals are offered for sale with far less frequency than items from his 1844 campaign. The current offering is the first type listed in the Sullivan reference and is scarce as a type, but the condition of this piece makes it rare. The fully mirrored fields are lightly interrupted by scuffs and only the highest points of this Choice AU medal--Clay's cheek, hair above the ear, and shoulder clasp--show rub. As typically found with this issue, this example is holed for suspension at 12 o'clock.

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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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