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18th Century Calendar Medal

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1970N233
Collection:Coins & Medals
Date:1799 - 1799

Maker Information

Maker:Peter Kempson - View biography for Peter Kempson


This calendar medal for 1799 was designed to be carried in the pocket or purse and is a kind of forerunner of the modern pocket diary. The obverse gives the date of every Sunday in the year,
plus some key dates from the Christian calendar. On the reverse are the dates of the new and full moons, the law terms and certain important anniversaries.

Purchased from A H Baldwin and Sons Ltd.

Further Information

Reign:King George III
Production Period:Georgian
Material(s):White metal
Place of Origin:Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

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Diameter:39 mm