Henry Clay Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1844

Brass

Overall: 7/8 in. (2.3 cm)

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

165.31.31579

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed: HENRY CLAY / THE ASHLAND FARMER / BORN APRIL 12, 1777 [Star to right and left, nude bust facing left]; inscribed, beneath bust: 1844 rev: Inscribed: THE NOBLE / AND / PATRIOTIC / SUPPORTER / OF / PROTECTION [Enclosed by flowering wreath]

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Satterlee #158

Old Number

1844-35

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