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Two gilt bronze arithmetical medals, c.1753
One of two gilt bronze "arithmetical medals" sold by J
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Work Type
Mathematics
Date
1750-1755
Location
Holborn
England
London
Measurements
Overall: 45 mm x 45 mm x 5 mm, 0.025 kg
Description
Gilt bronze "arithmetical medal" sold by J.Maddux at the "Hand and Pen", Brook Street, Holbourn, c. 1753
Two gilt bronze "arithmetical medals" sold by J.Maddux at the "Hand and Pen", Brook Street, Holbourn, c. 1753. The medals are inscribed with the multiplication tables up to 10 on one side and the 12 times table on the other. They indicate the relatively low level of numeracy in England at the time.
Two gilt bronze "arithmetical medals" sold by J.Maddux at the "Hand and Pen", Brook Street, Holbourn, c. 1753. The medals are inscribed with the multiplication tables up to 10 on one side and the 12 times table on the other. They indicate the relatively low level of numeracy in England at the time.
Repository
National Maritime Museum (Gabb Collection)
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ID Number
co60458
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