Peter Kempson & James Kindon's 1807 Calendar Medal

Peter Kempson & James Kindon's brass calendar medal for the year 1807. Peter Kempson struck single year calendar medals from 1796 to 1826, on his own as P. Kempson (1796-1801), in partnership with James Kindon as Kempson & Kindon (1802-1810), with his son as P. Kempson & Son (1810-1824) and finally as Kempson & Co (1824-1825). Peter Kempson was a Birmingham button-manufacturer who also produced a vast array of tokens for collectors. This was the year "An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade" was passed in Parliament. 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 a little edge bruising, see photograph.

This year not in Ackerman. Diameter 38.9mm. VF-. £90.00

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