Henry Clay Personal Medal

Object Number: 
1906.12
Date: 
1851
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/2 in. ( 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust, at left: "T.D.JONES. DEL." inscription: obverse, below bust, at lower right: "C.C.WRIGHT.FECIT." inscription: reverse, below design, at left: "WM. WALCUTT. DEL."." inscription: reverse, below design, at right: "C.C.WRI
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Henry Clay facing left surrounded by border in the form of laurel wreath. Reverse bears inscription within a very ornate wreath of cotton and corn: "SENATE/1806./SPEAKER 1811./WAR OF 1812 WITH G. BRITAIN/GHENT 1814./ SPANISH AMERICA 1818-1822./MISSOURI COMPROMISE 1821./AMERICAN SYSTEM 1824./GREECE 1824./SECRETARY OF STATE 1825./PANAMA INSTRUCTIONS 1826/TARIFF COMPROMISE/1833/PUBLIC DOMAIN 1833-1841./PEACE WITH FRANCE/PRESERVED 1835./COMPROMISE/1850."
Gallery Label: 

This medallion was presented to Zophar Mills, Esq.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Adelaide Mills, M.D.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group