Revolutionary War Era Calendar Medal, 1779

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Revolutionary War Era Calendar Medal, 1779
American RevolutionRevolutionary War Era Calendar Medal for 1779 in French

1779, Calendar Medal in French for the Year 1779, Struck in Bronze, Extremely Fine.
This early 39 mm calendar medal for the year 1779, displays a calendar for the year on the obverse, surrounded by the dates of various religious observances. The reverse has a chart of the phases of the moon, surrounded by more dates, including the birth date for King Louis XVI. This medal is the same size and very similar to those produced in England at the same time. Though inscribed in French, this medal might have been made in England, for sale to France, Canada or the West Indies. This piece is in excellent condition, with light wear on the high points. An unusual calendar medal, produced during the time of the Revolutionary War.