Christiaan Huygens Money Clock Nederlandsche Bank Series 1955 25 Dutch Guilder Banknote

 

$17.95

8 x 12 inch Wall Clock
HIGH GLOSS PRINT on scratch resistant aluminum
SILENT quartz clock movement
OPEN FACE and GLOW IN THE DARK clock hands
CHOOSE your desired clockface
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Christiaan Huygens (1629 – 1695) was a Dutch physicist, mathematician, astronomer and inventor, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time and a major figure in the scientific revolution. In physics, Huygens made groundbreaking contributions in optics and mechanics, while as an astronomer he is chiefly known for his studies of the rings of Saturn and the discovery of its moon Titan. As an inventor, he improved the design of the telescope with the invention of the Huygenian eyepiece. His most famous invention, however, was the invention of the pendulum clock in 1656, which was a breakthrough in timekeeping and became the most accurate timekeeper for almost 300 years. Because he was the first to use mathematical formulae to describe the laws of physics, Huygens has been called the first theoretical physicist and the founder of mathematical physics. The Nederlandsche Bank started issuing these Christiaan Huygens 25 Dutch Guilder banknotes in 1955. They were withdrawn from circulation in 1971.

  • These Money Wall Clocks are unique and will last with stunning clarity for years to come.
  • For indoor use only
  • Requires 1 AA battery (not included)
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