Henry Clay Campaign Token

Unknown American, American



White metal

Overall: 1 1/4 in. (3.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ralph Becker, Father of William Becker, Class of 1964



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Research Area

American History

Not on view


obv: Inscribed: H. CLAY. THE MAN OF THE PEOPLE. THE STAR OF THE WEST; [Circle of twenty-six stars and date 1844 enclosing togate bust facing left.] rev: [Female figure representing liberty, seated on clouds, with nude child, seated at her right, holding aloft a flaming torch; in background globe of world with rays behind] Below, scroll inscribed: UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL


Collected by Raph E. Becker (1907-1994), father of William W. Becker, Class of 1964; given to present collection, 1965.

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #142

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