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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Object Number 1876.3.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description bronze; bust relief of a man on the front; above bust in raised letters: "HENRY CLAY"; below the bust "BORN APRIL 12, 1777 DIED JUNE 29, 1852"; on reverse side: "The eloquent defender of National Rights and National Independence"; gavel and arm superimposed on the Constitution; imprinted on medal: "C. C. Wright, F."
Date 1876
Dimensions D-0.315 Dia-3.031 inches
Material metal
Made C. C. Wright
Provenance Henry Clay commemorative medal given to President Hayes in February of 1876 by J. Harper.
People Clay, Henry
Harper, J.
Wright, C. C.
Search Terms Henry Clay
J. Harper
C. C. Wright
National Rights
National Independence