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Henry Clay

Hard Times (1833–1844)
1840
Die cutter John B. Gardiner (American, active in 1840)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

HT 79

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 27 mm, 7.3 gm (1 1/16 in., 0.26 oz.)

Accession Number

01.1897

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

OBV: HENRY CLAY AND THE AMERICAN SYSTEM, around plain draped bust of Clay, facing right; signed IBG beneath bust; surrounded by serrated circle attached to rim. REV: UNITED / WE / STAND within laurel wreath, surrounded by serrated circle attached to rim.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins