Peter Kempson & Son's brass calendar medal for the leap year 1824. 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. The British Museum does not have an example for this year, ref: Ackerman, "Calendar Medals in the British Museum", The Medal, Autumn 2004. Nice collectable condition with uneven colour and an edge bruise, see photograph.
This year not in Ackerman. Diameter 39.3mm. VF. £85.00
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