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Riese, Adam 1492-1559 (10)


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Catawiki number: 322083
Category: Postage Stamps
Catawiki stamp number: BRD 100-0
Riese, Adam 1492-1559
Face value: 10
Country / area: Germany, Federal Republic [DEU]Icon-information
Year: 1959
Month: 03
Day: 28
Collection: 1959 Riese, Adam 1492-1559 (BRD 100)
Stamp number in collection:  
Basic colour: Olive, Black
Exact colour: Dark green olive, Black
Usage: Definitives
Type: Set, Stamp
Theme: Celebrities, Mathemacians
Geographical themes:  
Person themes: Ries, Adam (1492-1559)
Stamp subject: Porträt zum 400. Todestag; Wappezeichnung
Michel number: 308
Yvert number: 179
Scott number: 799
Stanley Gibbons number: 1225
Designer/Engraver: Kieser, Günther (1930), Michel, Hans (1920-1996)
Printing office: Bagel
Perforation: Comb perforation 13¼ : 13
Watermark: DBP and Crucifer (multiple)
Luminescence: None
Printing technique: Offset
Gum: Gummed
Print run: 20.000.000
Dimensions / diameter: 33 x 28 mm
This text has been translated automatically from German. Would you like to see an automatic translation?
Adam Ries gilt als der „Vater des modernen Rechnens”. Er hat mit seinen Werken dazu beigetragen, dass sich die indisch-arabischen Zahlzeichen drchsetzten, weil sie sich nach dem Stellenwertsystem strukturieren ließen. Bekannt wurde er durch sein Lehrbuch "Rechenung auff der linihen und federn...,das er in deutscher Sprache schrieb. Dadurch erreichte er einen großen Leserkreis und konnte darüber hinaus auch zur Vereinheitlichung der deutschen Sprache beitragen.
Submission date: 18-02-2009 05:18:53
Submitted by: Collect-A-ROM
Last updated on: 08-08-2015 20:11:39
Last updated by: Lyonesse
Catawiki Catalogue value
Mint condition/unmounted (**): € 0.40
Unused (*):
Used/cancelled (o): € 0.30
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