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Astronomical and navigational instruments

Object connections:

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

Object details:

Object ID AST0667
Description Calendar for the single year of 1780. The calendar is made from a disc of silver. On one side of the calendar is a table with the months in abbreviations and a table with the numbers for the number of days. There are two rings of inscription around the edge. The other side has seven rings with inscriptions and astrological symbols. All inscriptions are in German.
Date made 1780

Artist/Maker Wirzburg
Place made Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials silver
Measurements Overall: 1 x 44 mm
  • Calendar (AST0667)
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