ANDERS CELSIUS 2014 Cook 5$ 1 Oz Ø 50mm Silver Coin w/Thermometer

ANDERS CELSIUS 2014 Cook 5$ 1 Oz Ø 50 mm Silver Coin w/Thermometer

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ANDERS CELSIUS 2014 Cook 5$ 1 Oz Ø 50mm Silver Proof Coin & Thermometer Inserted

In 1742, Anders Celsius defined the temperature scale degree-centigrade which was later named after him. He fixed the boiling point of water at 0 degree and the freezing point at 100 degree. These fixpoints were switched later.
• The Swedish physician, mathematician and astronomer was interested in mathematic since childhood.

• His father Nils was a professor of astronomy. And even his grandfathers were scholars. Magnus Celsius was a mathematician und Anders Spole was an astronomer.
• Celsius died at the age of only 42 in the middle of his work and only two years after fixing his temperature scale because of tuberculosis.

  •  Country  ~ Cook Islands
  • Year       ~2014
  • Face value ~5 Dollars
  • Metal       ~ Silver .925
  • Weight      ~1 oz.
  • Size          ~50 mm
  • Quality      ~Proof
  • Mintage      ~1744