The Mayor of Angers

Token of Angers, reverse

Maybe the only one medal that displays the geomerty of a lunar eclipse is the token of René Robert, mayor of Angers, France.

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The Lunar eclipse of Columbus 1504

Lunar eclipse 1504

Christopher Columbus, in an effort to induce the natives of Jamaica to continue provisioning him and his hungry men, successfully intimidated the natives by correctly predicting a lunar eclipse for February 29, 1504, using the Ephemeris of the German astronomer Regiomontanus.

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