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Perpetual calendar

Astronomical and navigational instruments

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Collection Astronomical and navigational instruments
User collections Calendar_Coins by Calendrium
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AST0641
Description Perpetual calendar made from a disc of silver with raised decoration. The tables of calendaric information similar to single year calendars, but usable for all years. The calendar is a type B.2 and the inscription reads "EASTER 1685" "W. FOSTER".
Date made 1685

Artist/Maker Foster, W.
Place made Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials silver
Measurements Overall: .5 x 36 mm
  • Perpetual calendar (AST0641)
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