United States brass calendar medal for the year 1853 issued by J. B. Hyde, 162 Fulton Street, New York. Manufactured by I. B. Person who's 1851 patent notice appears on it and who made these advertising pieces for other merchants as well. The British Museum does not have an example of this medal, ref: Ackerman, "Calendar Medals in the British Museum", The Medal, Autumn 2004. Reasonable collectable condition but with large square piercing, see photograph.
Not in Ackerman. Diameter 34.0mm. F. £30.00
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