James Davies 1790 Calendar Medal

James Davies' brass calendar medal for the year 1790. James Davies struck single year calendar medals in an uninterrupted series from 1782 to 1800. Davies was a button-maker with his business at 10 and 11 Upper Priory (1779-1780), 12 Steelhouse Lane (1784), and 10 Weaman Street (1786-1800) Birmingham, ref: Hawkins, "A Dictionary of Makers of Metallic Tickets, Checks, Medalets, Tallies, and Counters 1788-1910". The British Museum does not have an example for this year, ref: Ackerman, "Calendar Medals in the British Museum", The Medal, Autumn 2004. Good collectable condition with slightly uneven colour, see photograph.

This year not in Ackerman. Diameter 37.5mm. F+. £75.00

e-mail David at d-stuart@d-stuart.demon.co.uk to order.